The trial of five current and former New Orleans police officers began Wednesday, as prosecutors argued they killed Henry Glover in 2005 and tried to cover up the crime by burning his body, reports NOLA.com.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Tracey Knight told a jury that former NOPD officer David Warren shot an unarmed civilian on Sept. 2, 2005. Two other police officers then took stops to cover up that fact by burning the man's body in a car on the Algiers levee. The cover-up later extended to the writing of false reports by two other police officers.

Read the full story at NOLA.com.

 

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