Police Abuse

WA Cop Accused of Lying About Beating That Caused a Man's Death

Officer Timothy Moses is accused of making false statements to the FBI and federal prosecutors


SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A second Spokane police officer has been accused of lying about the 2006 beating death of a man who was wrongly suspected of stealing money from a convenience store ATM.

Officer Timothy Moses was charged last week in Spokane Municipal Court with making a false statement. Arraignment is set for May 3.

H/T Ken Spicer

Correction: The original headline of this post falsely implied Officer Moses was involved in the death of Otto Zehm.