Coroner confirmed Keeven Robinson death in police custody ruled a homicide. Traumatic injury to neck region. When sheriff asked why asthma was originally reported as cause of death he shrugged and said there was poor air quality that day
During a Monday press conference, Jefferson Parish coroner Dr. Gerry Cvitanovich announced that Robinson’s death had been ruled a homicide. Robinson died due to compressional asphyxia from injuries to his neck, Cvitanovich said.
— JP Sheriff's Office (@JeffParishSO) May 14, 2018
"Today was a small victory," says Gaylor Spiller of NAACP, referring to Coroner's homicide determination pic.twitter.com/Tg9oEBbypj
— Matt Sledge (@mgsledge) May 14, 2018