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Former OPD officer scheduled for pre-trial hearing

Posted: 7:53 AM, Jan 02, 2018
Updated: 2018-01-02 21:32:08Z

Former Omaha Police officer Ryan McClarty is expected to stand before a judge today in a pre-trial hearing for the in-custody death of Zachary Bearheels. 

McClarty is accused of punching Bearheels 13 times, he faces misdemeanor assault charges. 

An autopsy showed Bearheels died of excited delirium.