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Marvin Booker video: DA's office on why it can't release footage of man who died in Denver jail

A video of Michael DeHerrera being attacked without apparent provocation by a Denver cop has gotten plenty of attention, with Mayor John Hickenlooper calling for the FBI to review the case after his manager of safety declined to sack the officers involved. But another video -- of Marvin Booker, who died in Denver jail on July 9 -- hasn't been made public, despite media demands. And the DA's office is getting frustrated explaining why not.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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