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A TENNESSEE MAN WAS KILLED WHILE IN POLICE CUSTODY MARCH 25, 2019: ITS BEING REPORTED THAT A OFFICER SMOTHERED HIM TO DEATH WHILE HE WAS IN HANDCUFFS.
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Dear Tory Lowe

On March 25th a gentleman by the name of Sterling Higgins was reported deceased in the Obion County Jail .Mr Higgins was taken to jail for disturbing the peace at a gas station. Mr Higgins was being disruptive towards officers and the jail staff. Mr. Higgins was in handcuffs when an officer laid on top of him and smothered him. We have heard many different stories but this is the one that the sheriff department released. The community of Union City Tennessee is in an uproar this young man’s death is not justifiable.

Sincerely
Vonnie Simpson

👑: Another in custody police involved death. It’s almost to the point where the people in the community are running out of patience with this kind of behavior. Please share and keep this family in your prayers.🙏🏾

12 thoughts on “A TENNESSEE MAN SMOTHERED TO DEATH WHILE IN POLICE CUSTODY WEARING HANDCUFFS

  1. These cops will not be happy until black ppl start killing them on sight from the fear of being killed. This doesn’t make any sense as to why you feell the authority to take anothers life because of their skin color.

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    1. It should be a racist thing, white people have also been killed by police officers in Tennessee.. it should be about someone incent dying of the naglect of the officer’s.

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  2. Another Incident in September 2018 William Hawk an inmate was MURDERED while in custody of the LINCOLN COUNTY TN SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT. The Correction Officers reportly had an altercation with an inmate that was trying to escape however there is no proof of attempted escape. The altercation did occur. And a man,,a son, an uncle, a brother lost his life. The medical examiner concluded that inmates death to be a Homicide and death by asphyxiation. However the Grand Jury didn’t indict not one single corrections officer. Reportedly stating the officers did nothing wrong… This was not a fight. No other inmate was involved… Someone should be held responsible and give this family a little justice. And the whole Lincoln County Jail and COUNTY ADMINISTRATION should be shut down and investigated for multiple crimes including embezzlement, bribery, money laundering, Tax evasion, and something should be done for the people’s rights. Lincoln County has deprived it’s inmates of their amendment and constitutional rights. But most importantly the Right of Due Process.

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  3. This man put himself in the situation an yes it’s sad he lost his life but his actions are what caused this accident. So stop with all the blaming of the cops. No one cares how bad the cops were hurt. I BACK BLUE ALWAYS

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  4. THIS DOESNT SURPRISE ME. WE ALREADY KNOW THEY CONSIDER US AS ANIMALS. WE ARE FREE FOR THE PICKING. GOOD FOR TARGET PRACTICE. OUR POLICE DEPARTMENTS ARE FULL OF SUPREMACISTS AND KKK.

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  5. This is my Cuzn and I will keep posting it until we get Justice for him police are getting away with this more than ever now time to stand up people all colors

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  6. That’s pretty pathetic for anyone to get on here and comment that his actions caused his death. He might have been combative, but hell what in the hell could he do after being handcuffed, murder someone I suppose. People just don’t have empathy for another’s circumstances that’s really sad and distasteful. This could have been anyone’s son or loved one. How dare you to even say such a thing T!!!

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  7. T, you’re a complete fucking idiot. He didn’t hurt any cops, you ignorant bootlicker, he was HANDCUFFED. Being arrested shouldn’t be a murder sentence. The cop that murdered this man needs to be held accountable. Period.

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  8. This man broke the law he put him self in the situation an he was abusive to the officers. I wish you ppl would stop making efforts ery thing about race. I stand bt my statement he put himself in that situation. Why is it no matter what the sex or race. Ppl as oh they was a good person never Ben in trouble THE COPS DON’T JUST ARREST PPL FOR NO REASON.

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