EMTs charged in death of Earl Moore, Jr.
In what’s being described as one of the first cases of its kind, two emergency medical technicians in Springfield are being charged with the death of 35-year-old Earl Moore Jr., while he was in their care. Both are pleading "not guilty." Meanwhile, Moore’s family has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the two paramedics and their employer, LifeStar Ambulance. We reached out to LifeStar Ambulance to see if they would be a guest on the show. They did not respond to our invitations.
To discuss the case, The 21st was joined by a journalist who's been following the story, the president of the Springfield NAACP, and an EMS program director.
Senior Staff Writer, Illinois Times
President, Springfield NAACP
EMS Program Director, Richland Community College
Warning: The videos in the link show the injuries to Earl Moore, Jr. Viewer discretion is strongly advised.
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