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Witness suggests brutality by police

Man died in custody after checkpoint arrest; Authorities stand by account of events

A marker was placed in memory of Kenneth Howe in front of the Eagle-Tribune company where he was apprehended. A marker was placed in memory of Kenneth Howe in front of the Eagle-Tribune company where he was apprehended. (Bill Greene/ Globe Staff)
By Brian R. Ballou
Globe Staff / December 1, 2009

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A friend of Kenneth Howe, the Worcester man who died after an alleged confrontation with police last week, has described to investigators a series of events that differs dramatically from authorities’ official version - and suggests that police brutality may have played a role in the death. (Full article: 700 words)

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