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via CBSNEWS:

A Massachusetts police department is investigating a Facebook comment purportedly made by an officer “mocking” the car attack in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Springfield Officer Conrad Lariviere had allegedly written on Facebook: “Hahahaha love this, maybe people shouldn’t block road ways.”

He was responding to a story about the death on Saturday of 32-year-old Heather Heyer, who was struck by a car that plowed into a crowd of people protesting the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Nineteen others were injured. James Alex Fields Jr., 20, of Ohio, was arrested shortly after and charged with second-degree murder.

He later apologized on a Facebook comment…….Police Commissioner John Barbieri says he received a complaint about the comment Sunday and opened an internal investigation.

 

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