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A viewing was held at Bridgewater State Hospital Wednesday in the trial of three former guards accused in the 2009 death of Joshua Messier. From left, the guards on trial are John Raposo, Derek Howard and George Billadeau, while Judge Jeffrey Locke, right, looks back at them. (John Tlumacki/Boston Globe, via Pool)MoreCloseclosemore
A viewing was held at Bridgewater State Hospital Wednesday in the trial of three former guards accused in the 2009 death of Joshua Messier. From left, the guards on trial are John Raposo, Derek Howard and George Billadeau, while Judge Jeffrey Locke, right, looks back at them. (John Tlumacki/Boston Globe, via Pool)

Three former corrections officers charged with involuntary manslaughter for the death of a mentally ill man at Bridgewater State Hospital more than eight years ago have been found not guilty Monday of all charges. WBUR's David Boeri reports for All Things Considered.

This segment aired on December 11, 2017.

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