Kansas City VA policeman murders veteran during routine traffic stop

VA police kill man during traffic stop. The 66 year old veteran who recently had hernia surgery was thrown to the ground by a VA Policeman injuring his face and causing an artery to burst in the brain. The family is suing the VA for the wrongful death.

See the report below:

**USA Today: Veteran died after** **KC****VA** **police officer injured him during traffic stop | The Kansas City Star**

**USA Today: Veteran died after** **KC****VA** **police officer injured him during traffic stop**

[BY ANDY ][BY ANDY][MARSO][BY ANDY]

DECEMBER 14, 2018 05:02 PM,

UPDATED DECEMBER 14, 2018 07:57 PM

A 66-year-old military veteran died after he was injured by a Kansas City VA Medical Center police officer when a routine traffic stop went wrong in May, according to USA Today.

VA officials, citing an ongoing investigation, have refused for six months to release to The Star information about the [death of Kingston, ][death of Kingston_][Mo][death of Kingston_][., resident Dale ][death of Kingston_][Farhner][death of Kingston_].

But an [internal report leaked to USA Today][] says Farhner suffered gashes to his face and scalp after he was pulled to the ground by the police officer. He later died of a brain hemorrhage at University of Kansas Hospital.

[BY ANDY]: mailto:amarso@kcstar.com
[death of Kingston_]: https://www.kansascity.com/news/business/health-care/article222800675.html
[internal report leaked to USA Today]: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/12/14/exclusive-internal-va-report-details-veterans-encounter-police-death/2305707002/

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