Ottawa Police Video Showing Woman Being Roughed Up, Left Naked, Disappears

First Posted: 07/22/11 03:41 PM ET Updated: 09/21/11 06:12 AM ET

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Video reportedly showing Ottawa police roughing up a woman has disappeared from court files.

National Post:

On Tuesday, a judge ordered the release of police video that, according to Roxanne Carr, shows her being roughed up and left naked in a cell by Ottawa police officers. The ruling came over strong protests from both police and the Crown, and with the support of both Ms. Carr and local media outlets, who argued, correctly, that the public needs to see what happened in the lockup -- not least because the charges against Ms. Carr have inexplicably been dropped (likely because of what's on the tape, the judge concluded).

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