Lawyer: Autopsy finds Jonathan Sanders was strangled in police encounter

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By Jeff Amy, Associated Press

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An attorney for the family of Jonathan Sanders says he died from strangulation.

Chokwe Antar Lumumba tells The Associated Press he was present when law enforcement agencies briefed Sanders family members on Tuesday. Lumumba won’t say what agencies briefed the family, but the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has been leading the inquiry, assisted by the FBI.

MBI Spokesman Warren Strain says the agency doesn’t discuss ongoing investigations.

Sanders, who was black, died July 8 …read more

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