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Otto Zehm

Otto Zehm, a Spokane man with schizophrenia who worked as a janitor, died after a confrontation with police at a North Side Zip Trip store in March 2006.


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  • Tue., May 1, 2012, 5:15 p.m.

    Mediation set in Zehm case against Spokane Police

    A federal judge has set a two-day mediation session to settle the $14.5 million civil suit filed against nine Spokane Police officers by the mother and estate of Otto Zehm.


  • Tue., April 17, 2012

    City attorney fires Treppiedi

    The architect of Spokane City Hall’s controversial handling of the fatal police confrontation with Otto Zehm was fired Monday, marking the latest fallout from the excessive force case that already …


  • Tue., April 17, 2012

    Doug Clark: Rocky days at City Hall finally over

    Who the heck is this David Condon? First he pulls off an unbelievable run from a waaaaay distant second-place primary finish to upend Spokane Mayor Mary Verner and snatch her …


  • Fri., April 13, 2012

    Otto Zehm case: Police chief says ‘mistakes made’

    For the first time, a high-ranking Spokane police official has publicly acknowledged that the department made troubling mistakes while investigating the 2006 confrontation that killed Otto Zehm. Interim Chief Scott …


  • Thu., April 12, 2012, 3:11 p.m.

    Police chief acknowleges mistakes in Zehm investigation

    For the first time, a high-ranking Spokane police official has publicly acknowledged that the department made troubling mistakes while investigating the 2006 confrontation that killed Otto Zehm. In his most …

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