Prosecutors defended Thursday their investigation and strategy in the case of Freddie Gray, who died from injuries suffered in police custody.
Chief Deputy State’s Attorney Michael Schatzow said in a news conference they believed in the case and were prepared to continue with the trials. But State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby determined that they had to be realistic.
“Mrs. Mosby correctly determined that we had to face the reality [that] defendants would select judge trials,” he said. “And that this judge made determinations and that he had seen the significant portions of the evidence that he was going to see.”
Schatzow added he “obviously” disagrees with Williams’ view and that “there should have been guilty verdicts.”