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Former Temple police officer accused of killing Michael Dean indicted on manslaughter charge

Carmen DeCruz
Posted at 2:40 PM, Mar 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-01 12:18:44-05

TEMPLE, TX — Carmen DeCruz, a former Temple PD officer accused of killing Michael Dean during a traffic stop, has been indicted for manslaughter.

A grand jury indicted DeCruz on the manslaughter charge Wednesday.

DeCruz was arrested on Feb. 10th for second-degree manslaughter, after the alleged shooting and killing of Michael Dean on December 2, 2019.

He resigned from the Temple Police Department on February 19.