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Richmond to pay $1.5M in suit over police killing

Will Kane, Chronicle Staff Writer, San Francisco Chronicle, November 24, 2011
The city of Richmond has agreed to pay $1.5 million to the family of a mentally ill man killed in a struggle with police in 2008, officials said Wednesday. ... "This was one of the most brutal police beat-downs I've ever seen," said an attorney for Dach's family, Michael Haddad. "The officers' killing of this mentally ill man is indefensible." Uriah Dach, 26, died after being subdued by four Richmond police officers....

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