Mother Of Freddie Gray(Gloria Darden) Tries To Commit Suicide Due To Past Death Of Her Son
|Mother Of Freddie Gray(Gloria Darden) Tries To|
Commit Suicide Due To Past Death Of Son
The call came in around 9:35 p.m. Wednesday for a person needing medical attention in North Baltimore.
Neighbors watched as first responders arrived on scene.
“I seen the police and ambulance right there. They were taking the lady out and putting her on the stretcher bed,” said Diana Bruce.
Sources say Gray’s mother was taken from that North Baltimore neighborhood to a nearby hospital, where no surgery or stitches were needed.
|Gloria Darden And Attorney Bill Murphy|
Billy Murphy, the lawyer for the Gray family, released a statement Thursday night, saying in part: “…she is still mourning the loss of her son.
The family asks that you continue to pray for her and for them.”
Freddie Gray, 25, was arrested back on April 12. He was critically injured when taken into police custody and died a week later, triggering unrest throughout the city.
|Freddie Gray Getting Arrested|
Gray was later taken to a hospital and died one week later from a severe spinal injury, and his death eventually lead to a riot in Baltimore.
“I want you to get justice for my son, but don’t do it like this here,” Darden said during the city’s
The city of Baltimore recently awarded Gray’s family $6.4 million in a civil settlement. Darden is expected to receive $5.36 million of the award money, according to The Washington Post.
Murphy said in September that “Money won’t bring back Freddie Gray.”