Officers named in traffic stop death
BALTIMORE - Baltimore City police released the names of officers involved in a traffic stop that left a man dead Thursday night in northeast Baltimore.
The incident involved 8 city officers and a Morgan State officer:
Jorge Omar Bernardez-Ruiz
Nicholas David Chapman
Matthew Rea Cioffi
Alex Ryan Hashagen
Eric Maurice Hinton
Danielle Angela Lewis
Derrick Dewayne Beasley
Latreese Nicole Lee
And a Morgan State officer
Police identified the man who died as Tyrone West, 43. According to police, he resisted arrest during a traffic stop on Kitmore Road Thursday evening.
A struggle ensued that included officers using batons and pepper spray. During the altercation West went into cardiac arrest. He was taken to an area hospital where he died.
Baltimore City police say all the city officers involved are currently on "Full Duty Status."