PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - Friday marks the one year anniversary of
the beating of a 14-year-old boy at a Bay County juvenile boot
A video surveillance tape captured guards kneeing, hitting and kicking Martin Anderson on January fifth, 2006. He died the following day.
Seven former guards and a former nurse have been charged with
aggravated manslaughter of a child. If convicted they could get up to 30 years in prison.
Anderson's parents and the NAACP will hold a service Friday morning in Panama City to commemorate the teen.
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