- The Washington Times - Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Two special police officers were charged Tuesday with involuntary manslaughter in the 2015 death of a MedStar Washington Hospital Center patient.

James McBride, 74, died from blunt-force trauma to the neck last September after he left the Northwest Washington facility without having been discharged.

After about 15 minutes on the street, according to prosecutors, McBride was confronted by special officers Clifton Montgomery and Charles Brown.

McBride suffered broken vertebrae and died two days later.

Mr. Montgomery and Mr. Brown could be imprisoned for up to 30 years if convicted.


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