Years later, questions still haunt case of N.J. man who died in police custody

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    An undated family photo of Kenwin Garcia. (Image via NJ.com)

    An undated family photo of Kenwin Garcia. (Image via NJ.com)

    On July 15, 2008, a New Jersey state trooper stopped Kenwin Garcia as he was walking along I-287 in Hanover Township.  

    Garcia was subsequently arrested and, in the course of being subdued, stopped breathing. He was officially declared dead one week later.

    Though the arresting officers were officially exonerated by authorities, controversy still surrounds the circumstances of his death, and “What Killed Kenwin Garcia?” is the title of a comprehensive investigative article by Christopher Baxter, a reporter for NJ Advanced Media’s Statehouse Bureau.

    Baxter with NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller.

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