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Mount Vernon police officers

File photo of a police cruiser with its lights on. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Man Sues Town, Says Police Staged Son’s Suicide

The father of an Alabama man who died in police custody says in a new federal lawsuit that officers “staged” his suicide to cover up what they describe as a brutal beating by officers while he was handcuffed and on his knees.

12/19/2012