Tyrone West Case Update: Autopsy Findings & Systemic Challenges

westDecember 11, 2013 – Segment 2

We look at new developments in the case of Tyrone West, the Baltimore man who died while under police custody this past summer in Northeast Baltimore. We also investigate the question of why the Maryland State Medical Examiner’s office rules that such a high number of deaths happen as a result of undetermined causes.

Joining us are: Tawanda Jones, Tyrone West’s sister; George Peoples, Tyrone West’s uncle; Jamie Richardson, Tyrone West’s cousin; The Rev. Delman Coates, Senior Pastor of Mt. Ennon Baptist Church in Clinton, Maryland, and candidate for Maryland Lieutenant Governor on the ticket with Delegate Heather Mizeur; Jacqueline Robarge, Director and Founder of Power InsideJustin Fenton, crime reporter for the Baltimore SunDr. Jerald Insel, Chief of Cardiology at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital; Councilman Nick Mosby of Baltimore’s 7th District; and Atoya Leatherbury, Morgan State University student and reporter for Morgan’s paper The Spokesman.