Charges dropped for 3 people accused of toppling Confederate monument in Durham

DURHAM, N.C. -- Charges for three people who are accused of toppling a Confederate monument in downtown Durham have been dropped, according to their defense attorney.

According to defense attorney Scott Holmes, charges were dropped against Aaron Alexander Caldwell, Myles Spigner and Taylor Cook, citing that probable cause exists, but there was not enough evidence to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

On Aug. 14, a group of protesters tore the statue of a Confederate soldier down after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., ended with one woman dead and almost two dozen injured.

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