Lawyers and a family member for Andrew Brown Jr. repeatedly referred to his death in North Carolina as an “execution’’ Monday while complaining they were only allowed to watch 20 seconds of body-camera video of his fatal encounter with law enforcement.
The mayor of Elizabeth City, the site of protests following the latest high-profile killing of a Black man by police, declared a state of emergency that will extend at least into Tuesday. The emergency status will continue “until deemed no longer necessary to protect our citizens,” the declaration stated.
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