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Family of Ronald Greene to get an update from Union Parish D.A. later today

Today marks the three-year anniversary of Ronald Greene’s death. The 49-year-old Black man died following a lengthy high-speed chase that ended in Union Parish. Two years later body camera video was released, showing Troopers stunning and punching Greene as he apologized.
At this time none of the troopers involved have been charged and Master Trooper Chris Hollingsworth has since died in a one-vehicle wreck.

Federal prosecutors have been looking into whether civil rights violations occurred and local district attorney John Belton says he plans to convene a grand jury once he receives the U-S Attorney’s Office investigative files. Belton told a legislative committee last month that he believes troopers involved committed criminal acts. Belton says he’ll provide an update on the case to the Greene family at 1 PM today.