CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) –
Two Cleveland police officers have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit.
They’re accused of using excessive force leading up to Tanisha Anderson’s death last November, but both officers say she contributed to her own death.
Cuyahoga County Sheriff Clifford Pinkney announced last month that his department will initiate an investigation into Anderson’s death. Sheriff Pinkney says his office was asked by the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office on Friday, June 19, to conduct an investigation and he agreed.
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