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Kevin Turner breathes with the aid of a ventilator after being beaten in a confrontation with police in April 2010. He awoke from a coma five months later in a nursing home, unable to form sentences, and died of medical complications in January 2011.

Police beating led to teen's death

Kevin Turner fled from police officers after running a stop sign -- a decision that led to his death. Suffolk cops beat the 19-year-old so severely he later died from his injuries.

Kevin Turner breathes with the aid of a
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Kevin Turner breathes with the aid of a ventilator after being beaten in a confrontation with police in April 2010. He awoke from a coma five months later in a nursing home, unable to form sentences, and died of medical complications in January 2011.

Kevin Turner breathes with the aid of a
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Kevin Turner breathes with the aid of a ventilator after being beaten in a confrontation with police in April 2010. He awoke from a coma five months later in a nursing home, unable to form sentences, and died of medical complications in January 2011.

This photo of Suffolk County Police Officer Jason
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This photo of Suffolk County Police Officer Jason LaRosa was taken by the department shortly after he and another officer, Kenneth Hamilton, fought with Kevin Turner in April 2010.

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This photo of Suffolk County Police Officer Kenneth
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This photo of Suffolk County Police Officer Kenneth Hamilton was taken by the department shortly after he and another officer, Jason LaRosa, fought with Kevin Turner in April 2010.

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This photo shows the hands of Suffolk County Police Officer Jason LaRosa. It was taken by the department shortly after he and another officer, Kenneth Hamilton, fought with Kevin Turner in April 2010.

This photo shows the hands of Suffolk County
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This photo shows the hands of Suffolk County Police Officer Jason LaRosa. It was taken by the department shortly after he and another officer, Kenneth Hamilton, fought with Kevin Turner in April 2010.

This photo shows the hands of Suffolk County
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This photo shows the hands of Suffolk County Police Officer Kenneth Hamilton. It was taken by the department shortly after he and another officer, Jason LaRosa, fought with Kevin Turner in April 2010.

This photo shows the hands of Suffolk County
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This photo shows the hands of Suffolk County Police Officer Kenneth Hamilton. It was taken by the department shortly after he and another officer, Jason LaRosa, fought with Kevin Turner in April 2010.

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This photo shows the a rip in the
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This photo shows the a rip in the pant leg of Suffolk County Police Officer Kenneth Hamilton. It was taken by the department shortly after he and another officer, Jason LaRosa, fought with Kevin Turner in April 2010.

A Suffolk County police cruiser and the SUV
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A Suffolk County police cruiser and the SUV driven by Kevin Turner sit on Bellport Avenue after a car chase through the Bellport neighborhood on April 6, 2010. Turner exited the SUV, scrambled across the hood of the cruiser and ran off, police said, but he was caught in a nearby backyard, leading to a violent confrontation with officers.

Kevin Turner, who died in January 2011 at
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Kevin Turner, who died in January 2011 at age 20, in an undated photo with his son, K’Dreese.

Tawana Scott at her Shirley home with her
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Tawana Scott at her Shirley home with her grandson, K’Dreese, 2, who is holding a picture of himself and his father, Kevin Turner, who died in January 2011.

Relatives of Kevin Turner at the family's Shirley
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Relatives of Kevin Turner at the family's Shirley home: from left, Kevin's brother Craig Scott, son K'Dreese Turner (holding picture of Kevin), sister Katia Turner, mother Tawana Scott, aunt Kristyl Whitehead and grandmother Pamela Gregory.

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