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Esteban Carpio was led into court yesterday wearing what officials described as a ‘‘spit shield’’ intended to protect others from blood and other fluids. Providence police say Carpio was injured when he jumped out a window and in a struggle with police. Relatives allege police brutality.
Esteban Carpio was led into court yesterday wearing what officials described as a ‘‘spit shield’’ intended to protect others from blood and other fluids. Providence police say Carpio was injured when he jumped out a window and in a struggle with police. Relatives allege police brutality. (Pool Photo) Pool Photo

Man arraigned in officer's death

R.I. police beat up suspect, kin allege

By Jonathan Saltzman and John Ellement
Globe Staff / April 19, 2005

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PROVIDENCE -- A white plastic mask obscuring his severely bruised face, Esteban Carpio, the man accused of fatally shooting a Providence detective inside police headquarters early Sunday, was arraigned yesterday on murder charges and ordered held without bail. (Full article: 1046 words)

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