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Aurora third-party investigation into Elijah McClain death will be done by a panel

Elijah McClain
Posted at 11:33 PM, Jul 06, 2020
and last updated 2023-09-19 18:07:28-04

AURORA, Colo. -- Aurora leaders were updated Monday night on the city’s ongoing efforts to have an independent third-party investigation of Elijah McClain’s death.

City Manager Jim Twombly, speaking to Mayor Mike Coffman and city council members in a study session, said the job is too big for one person and a team will be assembled including both local and national members.

“We are still in the process of reaching out and making sure we get the right people involved,” Twombly said.

A panel is currently being put together by Twombly and Councilwoman Allison Hiltz. The pair expect to have names of candidates ready for the July 20 study session.

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