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Court indicts five New Orleans officers for Katrina slaying

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal grand jury has indicted three current and two former New Orleans police officers in the shooting death of a man and subsequent burning of his body in a car found near a police station after Hurricane Katrina.

The 11-count indictment on Friday accuses former officer David Warren, former Lieutenant Robert Italiano and current lieutenants Dwayne Scheuermann and Travis McCabe and officer Gregory McRae in the Sept. 2, 2005, slaying of 31-year-old Henry Glover.

Federal prosecutors say Warren was arrested and is in federal custody. He is charged with shooting and killing Glover and with unlawfully using a firearm to commit the crime. If convicted, he faces up to life in prison and a $250,000 fine.

The other defendants face other charges including obstruction of justice.

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