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Ex-Iowa Officer's Trial Set In Choking Case

Posted at: 02/28/2013 7:15 AM

CHARLES CITY, Iowa (AP) - An April trial has been scheduled for a former northern Iowa police officer accused of choking a child.
 
The Mason City Globe Gazette reports that the trial date is April 18 for 43-year-old James Gray Jr., of Nora Springs. He's pleaded not guilty to a charge of child endangerment.
 
City records say he has left the Nora Springs force.
 
Court records say Gray threw a child onto a bed and choked him on Jan. 24, leaving a red mark on the boy's neck and under his left eye.
 
Gray wasn't on duty at the time.
 
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Information from: Globe Gazette, http://www.globegazette.com/

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