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Marvin Booker lawsuit to establish pattern of police brutality in Denver, attorney says

This morning, a team led by attorney Darold Killmer will file a lawsuit on view below in relation to Marvin Booker, who died in Denver jail July 9 after being put in a sleeper hold and Tased.

But Killmer, who'll be center-stage during an 11 a.m. press conference about the case, says the Booker incident is only one of many alleged instances of excessive force cited in the suit.

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