County Agreed to Settlement in Student Beat Case, Attorney Says
Juror acquitted on officer and convicted another in a 2010 beating of a University of Maryland student.
One officer was acquitted and another found guilty in the 2010 beating of University of Maryland student John McKenna, according to a Washington Post story.
Officer James Harrison Jr. was found guilty of second-degree assault, but not misconduct in office and Officer Reginald Baker was found not guilty of both charges.
McKenna's attorney also claims that Prince George's County agreed to pay ten students involved in the incident $3.6 million in settlements with $2 million going to McKenna.
The attorney for a University of Maryland student beaten by two Prince George’s County police officers during a basketball postgame celebration revealed Saturday that the county had agreed to pay $3.6 million in civil settlements to 10 students and others involved in the incident, according to the Washington Post.