AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman wants a special study session on the Elijah McClain investigation. The goal is to lay out findings provided by outside experts.
Coffman says City Manager Jim Twombly asked for the presentation of findings.READ MORE: 'Help Me!': Snowmobiler Counts Blessings As Stranger Finds Him Buried
McClain died in August of 2019 after an encounter with Aurora police. He was walking home from a convenient store when someone called 911 to report a suspicious person.
Officers tried to arrest McClain, who resisted and was not armed. Officers then put him in a carotid hold, and paramedics injected him with ketamine.READ MORE: Colorado Bill Mandating Secure Storage Of Guns Passes First Committee
He suffered a heart attack on the way to the hospital and was pulled off life support days later.
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser opened a grand jury investigation into his death earlier in January.MORE NEWS: Without Active Spring Snow, State's Snowpack On Track To Be Below Average
The special study sessions will be open to the public, virtually, on Feb. 22 at 5 p.m.