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The Texas state trooper who remained on payroll after he was indicted in the arrest of Sandra Bland -- a black woman who died in a jail cell three days after she was taken into custody last summer -- has been formally terminated.
Brian Encinia still faces misdemeanor perjury charges and a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the Bland family.
A federal judge heard arguments Thursday on whether a wrongful death lawsuit against the Texas state trooper should be delayed until after his criminal trial.
Sandra Bland's mother Geneva Reed-Veal is the latest family member of a police brutality victim to endorse a presidential candidate.