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Texas sheriff indicted after probe into Black man's death


September 27, 2020

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff has been indicted on charges of destroying or concealing video in an investigation into the death in custody of a Black man, Javier Ambler, that was filmed by the police reality TV series "Live PD," prosecutors said Monday.

Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody was booked Monday into his jail on a $10,000 bond and released a short time later. The third-degree felony charge is punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

The indictment comes as prosecutors in Austin separately investigate the use of force in Ambler's death in March 2019, when the 40-year-...

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