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2006-05-05 15:26:01

MIAMI (Reuters) - A 14-year-old boy whose beating by guards at a Florida boot camp was captured on videotape died of suffocation "due to actions of the guards," but not because of the beating, according to a second autopsy released on Friday.

2006-03-14 13:57:17

By Robert Green TAMPA, Florida (Reuters) - A 14-year-old boy who was beaten by guards at a Florida boot camp did not die of an undiagnosed blood disorder as a medical examiner had reported, a doctor hired by his family said on Tuesday.

2006-02-17 18:29:25

MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida officials released a videotape on Friday showing guards at a juvenile detention facility hitting and forcefully restraining a 14-year-old boy whose death the next day prompted calls to shut down the state's teen boot camps.


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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
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The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.