Freddie Gray Trials: Date Set for Baltimore Officer's Second Trial

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William Porter arrives at the courthouse in Baltimore on Wednesday. He is one of six officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray. Algerina Perna/The Baltimore Sun/Pool/Reuters

A second trial date has been set for one of the six Baltimore police officers allegedly involved in the April death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man, Maryland officials announced on Monday afternoon.

William Porter will face trial again on June 13. The first officer to be tried, Porter was charged with involuntary manslaughter, second-degree assault and misconduct in office. A hung jury led to a mistrial in his case.

The prosecutor then sought to bring Porter to trial again. The new trial date will be formally approved by the Maryland Administrative Court on Tuesday morning.

Gray was arrested on April 12 and sustained a spinal cord injury while being transported in a police wagon following his arrest. State attorney Marilyn Mosby's investigation alleges that Gray asked Porter for medical attention twice, and that Porter declined to provide it on both occasions. Gray was sitting on the floor of the police wagon, and Porter moved him to the wagon's bench but failed to strap him in, according to the state attorney.

A separate trial against police officer Caesar Goodson will begin on January 6. Porter could serve as a "necessary and material witness" in that case. Goodson faces the most serious charges of the officers allegedly involved in Gray's death, including involuntary manslaughter, second-degree depraved heart murder and criminal negligence vehicular manslaughter. He was the driver of the police wagon.

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