Justin Elmore's family critical of police, media after son's death

Two days after a grand jury cleared two Richmond County sheriff's deputies in December's fatal shooting of suspect Justin Elmore, his family issued a statement critical of police actions and the news media.

In a letter delivered to The Chronicle this morning, Mr. Elmore's mother, Dora Ward, said the sheriff's office "abused their authority, and the media portrayed false information to justify the murder of my son."

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