News 4 talks with family of mentally-ill man beaten by St. Louis police

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on April 2, 2014 at 10:55 PM

Updated Thursday, Apr 3 at 12:35 PM

 (KMOV) -- News 4 continued to dig on a video showing a mentally ill man, being beaten by St. Louis police.

News 4’ first reported on this police confrontation with a suspect whose family says he is mentally ill.

Mario Crump, 47, was charged on March 22 with resisting arrest and third-degree misdemeanor assault on a law enforcement officer.

Related: St. Louis police investigate taped confrontation with suspect

Court records indicate Crump has multiple assault convictions among more than 20 previous arrests.

News 4’s Cory Stark sat down with St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson and family of the man in the video.

Click the player to hear what they have to say. 

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