MATA guard indicted in death of man

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis Area Transit Authority security guard has been indicted for the death of a man who was on a MATA bus last May.

Adicus Mitchell, 50, is charged with aggravated assault.

A MATA bus was at the North End Terminal when James Gray was hurt.

Mitchell who worked for Pro Tech Security, was responding to an unruly passenger complaint.

It appears when, “Gray would not get off the bus in a timely manner he, Mitchell, pushed Gray out the door.”

Gray, 68, was in the hospital until he died August 3.

Mitchell faces up to 3 to 15 years in prison. and is currently free on $40,000 bond.


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