Keenan Lament Forge (1165)

7/1/2002: Forge was involved in an accident on Interstate 45. Officers Eric Tabbert and Craig Sherrill, who suspected that Forge was under the influence, handcuffed him and placed him in their vehicle. According to the officers, Forge slipped his cuffs and vigorously resisted the officers on two occasions, injuring both of them as they tried to subdue him. He was pronounced dead at Baylor Hospital. An autopsy said that Forge appeared to have been strangled. Forge's mother sued the City of Dallas unsuccessfully for violating Forge's civil rights.

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