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WATCH: Detroit police chief explains why department pulled out of DEA task force

DPD pulls out of DEA task force over Kenyel Brown case

DETROIT – The Detroit Police Department is pulling out of a task force with the DEA over the case surrounding a man who was accused of killing six people.

Detroit police Chief James Craig said there is a breach of trust between his department and the federal agency. He said the DEA is refusing to admit they used Kenyel Brown as a an informant.

Craig offered further explanation during a news conference on Tuesday. Watch it above.

Brown died last week, days after shooting himself in the head as officers had him cornered in an Oak Park neighborhood.

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