Bennie Edwards was a 60-year old homeless man with Bipolar and Schizophrenia. A store manager called the police on Edwards for causing a disturbance. When police arrived Bennie was armed with a knife. After Bennie refused to drop the knife, the officers used pepper-spray and a taser which both proved ineffective. Afterwards, Bennie attempted to run away when the officers fatally shot him. His body was left on the ground for over two hours.
Ray Anson Mitchell
(Mobile, AL) Ray Anson Mitchell was 37 years old diagnosed with schizophrenia. Ray and his cousin would hang out at his aunt’s house. After Ray’s…