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CNN Evening News for Friday, Oct 12, 2007
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The story of Carol Gotbaum, who died in police custody at the Phoenix airport, reviewed; airport surveillance video shown.

(New York: Alina Cho) Gotbaum's life reviewed; family photos shown while her personal problems, personal background and her alcohol treatment are outlined; Phoenix airport video of what happened after she flew into a rage shown. [Gotbaum brother-in-law Doug MULLER†- talks about Carol and the manner in which she was treated when she was so desperate.] [Voice of husband Noah GOTBAUM - speaks about Carol.] Why Carol travelled alone to a treatment center in Tucson and how Noah received the news of her death discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Phoenix police spokesman Sgt. Andy Hill about the Gotbaum case; airport video re-shown. [HILL - expresses condolences to the Gotbaum family; explains what happens in an arrest as indicated by the video showing she resisted; states the question is how she died in the holding room and why an independent autopsy is needed.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The raw data on the Justice Department figures on the death of 2002 suspects in police custody over the last few years cited.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Cho, Alina
Duration:
00:10:40

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