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Confession by defendant on pain medication not coerced (access required)

Police officers did not coerce a defendant’s confession when they arrested him immediately upon his discharge from the hospital and began their questioning shortly after he had taken pain medication. Background On Dec. 27, 2015, Andre Marquise Harris was admitted to the hospital for treatment of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his left leg. He was released ...