Tag archive for ‘Portsmouth’
Media Sensationalization or Damning Evidence?
A local Virginian paper has an update on the death of Kyril Denyakin, including some questionable posts on Facebook by the officer who shot Denyakin. While the name of the officer hasn’t been released officially, the Virginian Pilot article identifies him as Officer Stephen D. Rankin. I believe I saw earlier reports indicating the officer [...]
Kazakhstani Shot By Police
This is a terrible story and it’s doing bad things for the image of the US in Kazakhstan. A 26 year old man, Kiril Denyakin, who was working in Portsmouth, VA was shot by police on the 23rd of April. The local paper has the most complete account I’ve seen so far. Apparently, Denyakin was [...]