The authorities have fired erica Marrero, Kyle Dittrich, and Jason Rosenblatt – Aurora PD police officers involved in the death of Elijah McClain after their pictures depicting the cops laughing and mocking the 23-year-old deceased. Check Erica & Rosenblatt’s Wiki, Family, Age details.
The Aurora Police Department announced on Friday that three officers are found guilty of Elijah McClain’s death in October 2019 and fired Jason, Erica, and Kyle.
Another police officer, Jaron Jones, willingly resigned from the job ahead of the pre-disciplinary hearing.
Rosenblatt was not in the pictures sent to the court. He was fired as he laughed and responded, ‘HaHa’ after receiving the photos. Check out Erica Marrero & Jason Rosenblatt Aurora Police Officer details.
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Vanessa Wilson, Aurora Interim Chief, released the picture to the public. The photo sees Jones posing a chokehold onto Dittrich while Erica Marrero laughs in the back with a happy face. All three officers are wearing their police uniforms.
The trio was captured two months later McClain died at the hands of the police officers while arresting on August 24.
“We’re ashamed, we’re sickened, and we’re angry,” Chief Wilson stated during a Friday press conference. “While the allegations of the case of this internal affair are not criminal, it is a crime against humanity and decency,” he added.
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Chief released the photos publically after discussing first with McClain’s family.
“The fact that three on-duty, in-uniform police officers thought that it was appropriate to reenact the murder, jokingly, shows that the department is rotten to the core,” said Mari Newman, the McClain’s attorney.
“For her, [Elijah’s mother, Sheneen McClain], it was just devastating to see that people were mocking the murder of her son,” Newman added.
Mike Coffman, mayor of Aurora, said the pictures were alarming. He said, “It reopens wounds in our community.”
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The fellow police officers were not happy with the decision of Rosenblatt’s firing, mentioning he only received the photos, and he did not play any part in the making. He added that an in-depth investigation should be held to find the real culprits.
Chief Wilson received the photos last week from an uninvolved officer who happened to saw these pics and immediately reported them to Chief afterward.
Chief terminated the cops visible in the pictures and put them on administrative leave. He reflected that an Internal Affairs Investigation had begun right away.
In an interview with IOs, former Aurora Police Officer Jason Rosenblatt revealed that he gave a mild response in the pics because “I nervous laugh and I wanted to give something short and concise and not engage in any way, and just let them know that – kinda just be done with it.”
“I don’t know if you’ve texted anybody, but if you give a short response, then you kinda close yourself down for discussion a little bit, and that’s kinda what I was hoping for,” he added.
Read: Elijah McClain Last Words
Death of Elijah McClain
Elijah McClain, 23-years-old, was running home after picking up groceries from a store in Aurora at 10:30 PM when someone informed the 911 of a possible thief suspect wearing a ski mask.
The nearby patrolling police approached McClain, an asthmatic, and pinned him to the ground. An argument began between McClain & the police officers, Officer Nathan Woodyard employed a ‘carotid control hold’ around McClain’s neck, completely stopping the blood flow to the brain.
The restricted blow flow left him unconscious, an ambulance arrived soon at the scene and took him to a nearby hospital. He was pronounced brain dead after arriving at the hospital.
The authorities are looking at launching a Civil Rights Investigation into the matter. The U.S. Attorney’s Office, the U.S. Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, and the FBI are making progress into the investigation.
The three officers involved in the death of McClain – Nathan Woodyard, Jason Rosenblatt ex Aurora Police Officer, and Randy Roedema were terminated for a while. Still, they joined back the APD two months later.
District Attorney Dave Young proposed that the officers could not be fired at the time of killing because a pathologist could not rule out the death to be a homicide.
Elijah’s death was brought back to life in the wake of George Floyd’s death, who died at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Officers while begging to breathe. He repeatedly told the officers, “I can’t breathe… I can’t breathe…”
Attorney General Phil Weiser is given the task of performing further investigation into the case. Check McClain’s last words to come out of his mouth when Jason Rosenblatt Wiki Aurora Police Officer threw him onto the ground.
McClain’s Last Words While He Begged The Officers To Leave Him Alone
McClain used to feed stray cats and play violent for them as he felt the animals felt lonely at times. His last words were gut-wrenching.
“Why are you attacking me? I don’t even kill flies! I don’t eat meat! But I don’t judge people who eat meat.”
McClain’s death has received worldwide attention after the Memorial Day death of George Floyd, a 46 years old African-American. Earlier to Floyd’s death, small protests took place over 10 Months.
Stay tuned with TCD for more updates on Elijah McClain’s Death Investigation.