By Ada Whitman

Story got it wrong


To the Editor:

I am writing regarding your recent “suicide by cop” article. I am the so-called victim of the incident.

The article you printed was bogus and full of untruths. The man you portrayed as a monster never did the things that were printed about him. He never held a knife to my throat, and looking back I should have never called for help. It is hard enough for him to be black in this racist town, and your untrue and inaccurate article only made life harder on both of us.

(Editor’s note: All information we report in such stories comes from the police in respective jurisdictions. In checking with police on this story, we found that they hold to their account of the inciden...

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