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Massachusetts / Motel Brawl #285523

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 22, 1982
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(Studio) Motel brawl in Massachusetts motel last month recalled.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Chelsea, Massachusetts) Question of police's use of deadly force in brawl examined. [Nicholas MEDUGNO - describes beating.] Details of brawl given. [Alfred MATTUCHIO, Charles TARDIVO - describe scene.] Participant Vincent Bordenarro mentioned; death of one victim mentioned. Suspension of 6 police officers from Chelsea and question of Everett, Massachusetts, action against participating police considered. [PEOPLE - criticize police.] [Newspaper editor Andrew QUIGLEY - thinks city should underwrite legal expenses for officers.] [MEDUGNO - considers incident a massacre by police.] Grand jury said expected to return indictments this week; possible murder chgs. mentioned.
REPORTER: Steve Young

Dean, Morton;
Young, Steve

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