New York officer stripped of gun, badge after apparent chokehold is used in fatal arrest

  • by: VERENA DOBNIK , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 20, 2014 - 12:30 AM

NEW YORK — A New York City police officer involved in the arrest of a man who died in custody after being placed in an apparent chokehold has been stripped of his gun and badge and placed on desk duty, police said Saturday.

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