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Philando Castile’s Killer Reaches Separation Agreement with City

Philando Castile

Philando Castile (Facebook)

Just three weeks after he was acquitted of all charges connected to the shooting death of Philando Castile, St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez signed a separation agreement with the city Monday to leave the department in exchange for $48,500.

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Minnesota’s Governor Wants to Name Police Training Fund After Philando Castile

Philando Castile

Philando Castile (Facebook)

Does this seem like the right thing to do?

Thursday marked the one-year anniversary of Philando Castile’s shooting death at the hands of St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez, and Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton marked the occasion by recommending the state’s Police Officer Standards and Training Board be named after Castile.

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Jury Deliberations Begin in Trial of Officer Charged With the Shooting Death of Philando Castile

Jeronimo Yanez

St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez (Ramsey County, Minn., Sheriff’s Office)

Closing arguments for both sides concluded Monday in the trial of St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez, who is charged in the shooting death of Philando Castile last year. Now a jury must decide if Yanez panicked and shot Castile, or if Castile caused his own death by ignoring Yanez’s commands.

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