Citing Stand-Your-Ground Law, D.A. Won’t File Charges in Kansas Teen’s Death

Cedric Lofton, 17, was handcuffed and placed face down at a detention center in Wichita, Kan., last year. The district attorney says the employees were acting in self-defense.

Citing Stand-Your-Ground Law, D.a. Won’t File Charges In Kansas Teen’s Death

The New York Times – by Vimal Patel

No criminal charges will be filed in the death of Cedric Lofton, a 17-year-old who lost consciousness after he was handcuffed and placed face down in a juvenile detention center in Wichita, Kan., the local district attorney said on Tuesday.

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