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Statement from Juan Cartagena on the murder of Sean Monterrosa by Vallejo Police

June 5th, 2020 – New York, NY

Contact: Elianne Ramos; Chief Communications Officer; [email protected]; 212.739.7513

New York, NY – The following is a statement from Juan Cartagena, President and General Counsel at LatinoJustice PRLDEF, on the on the murder of Sean Monterrosa by Vallejo, CA Police:

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