June 23, 2009 in City
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Mary Verner: Otto Zehm

Spokane Mayor Mary Verner reacts to the federal grand jury indictment of Spokane Police Officer Karl F. Thompson Jr., the first of several officers to confront Otto Zehm, a 36-year-old Spokane man who died after that interaction with police.

Jonathan Brunt / The Spokesman-Review
 
June 22, 2009 in City
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Bob Apple on Zehm case indictments

Spokane City Councilman Bob Apple talks Monday, June 22, 2009, about police Officer Karl Thompson’s indictment in the injuries to Otto Zehm while in police custody in 2006.

Jonathan Brunt / The Spokesman-Review
 
June 22, 2009 in City
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Officer Karl F. Thompson indictment 01

U.S. Attorney James McDevitt prefaces and reads the first count of the grand jury indictment against Spokane police Officer Karl Thompson in Otto Zehm’s injury while in police custody in 2006. Zehm later died from his injuries.

Andrew Zahler / The Spokesman-Review
 
June 22, 2009 in City
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Officer Karl F. Thompson indictment 02

U.S. Attorney James McDevitt reads the second count of the grand jury indictment against Spokane police Officer Karl Thompson in Otto Zehm’s injury while in police custody in 2006. Zehm later died from his injuries.

Andrew Zahler / The Spokesman-Review