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Girlfriend of slain man pleads not guilty to beating deputy

4 years 8 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, January 04 2018 Jan 4, 2018 January 04, 2018 7:54 PM January 04, 2018 in News
Source: Associated Press
Photo: KATC
VILLE PLATTE - The girlfriend of a man who was shot and killed by a Louisiana sheriff's deputy has pleaded not guilty to charges she assaulted the deputy after intervening in his struggle with her boyfriend.
The Advocate reports that 21-year-old DeQuince Brown entered her plea on Thursday to new, reduced charges that include battery of a police officer and attempted disarming of a peace officer. Brown originally faced a charge of attempted first-degree murder of a police officer.
Last month, a grand jury declined to indict Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Deputy Holden Lafleur in the July 6 shooting death of 27-year-old DeJuan Guillory.
A State Police statement after the shooting said Brown jumped on the deputy's back, bit him and tried to grab his gun while he was struggling to handcuff Guillory.

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