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.