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Off-Duty MPD officer criminally charged in connection to the death of Joel Acevedo

Off-Duty MPD officer criminally charged in connection to the death of Joel Acevedo

Off-Duty MPD officer criminally charged in connection to the death of Joel Acevedo

On Wednesday, May 13, 2020, the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office issued one count of First Degree Reckless Homicide against Michael Mattioli in connection to the death of Joel Acevedo.

Michael Mattioli is a 13 year veteran of the Milwaukee Police Department; however, he was off-duty when the incident took place and has been placed on full suspension. 

This incident is being investigated by the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office.

“This is a sad situation for everyone involved and I send my condolences to Mr. Acevedo’s family and friends,” said Chief Morales.

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