The Kansas City, Kan., Police Department is being sued over the death of a black man who allegedly resisted arrest in 2014.
The Kansas City, Kan., Police Department is being sued over the death of a black man who allegedly resisted arrest in 2014. File photo The Kansas City Star
The Kansas City, Kan., Police Department is being sued over the death of a black man who allegedly resisted arrest in 2014. File photo The Kansas City Star

KCK police sued by family of man who died while being detained

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