George Nilson

City approves $6.4 million payment to Freddie Gray's parents; says it's from Wall Street

City approves $6.4 million payment to Freddie Gray's parents; says it's from Wall Street

Saying that the city will avoid protracted and "divisive" litigation, and that the money will be paid from unrelated lawsuits that the city has won, the Board of Estimates unanimously approved a $6.4 million settlement with the mother and father of Freddie C. Gray, the 25-year-old African-American man who died after he was arrested by police in April.

Deputy City Solicitor David E. Ralph presented the case for settlement briefly before the...

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