James Brady’s death ruled a homicide, police say – CNN.com


James Brady

CNN — Former White House press secretary James Brady’s death this week was directly related to wounds he sustained in the 1981 attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan, and authorities are now investigating it as a homicide, police told CNN on Friday.Brady was shot in the head and partly paralyzed, spending the rest of his life in a wheelchair and advocating against gun violence.Opinion: The man who made people talk about gunsHis family said in a statement that he died from health issues at 73. But a Virginia medical examiner has ruled the case a homicide, prompting a new investigation, Metropolitan Police spokeswoman Gwen Crump said.

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