Williams protest gets heated

CREATED Mar 30, 2013

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MILWAUKEE - Anger over the death of Derek Williams is mounting. He died in the back of a police squad car. An inquest jury recommended charges, but Special Prosecutor John Franke said 'no'.

He said the officers made a greivous mistake, but "because a reasonable jury could not find guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, I must decline to issue charges in this matter."

That caused a big protest Friday. Dozens of protestors tried to get inside Milwaukee City Hall, but police blocked the doorway. It was noisy, but there was no pushing and shoving.

Lacey Crisp has a full report.