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Police officer gets prison time for beating death, coverup

Originally aired: Monday, November 19, 2012

All I wanted was a Snickers. Those were the last words of a developmentally delayed man who was beaten to death by a Spokane Police Officer six years ago. Officer Karl Thompson Jr. has now been sentenced to more than four years in prison for civil rights and obstruction violations stemming from his March 18, 2006 beating of Otto Zehm.

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