A Police Killing in St. Louis Remains Shrouded in Darkness

In the city with the highest rate of police killings, open investigations pile up while the family of Cortez Bufford waits for answers.


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A Police Killing in St. Louis Remains Shrouded in Darkness

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In the city with the highest rate of police killings, open investigations pile up while the family of Cortez Bufford waits for answers.

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At least a dozen journalists were asked to remove their signatures from an open letter criticizing reporting on the region. Some were also told their contracts might not be renewed.

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