CLEVELAND- Cleveland City Hall tells the FOX 8 I-TEAM, a city EMS supervisor has been fired following an investigation into a Facebook posting concerning the police shooting of 12 year old Tamir Rice.
The mayor’s office says Captain Jamie Marquardt has been terminated.
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The post that sparked the investigation included “Tamir Rice should have been shot and I am glad he is dead…. ..I am upset I did not get the chance to kill the little criminal.”
Later on that same Facebook account a posting that said, “Someone picked up my phone and made some awful posts under my name. I want to apologize for those who thought it was me.”
We’ve reached out to Marquardt for comment. We have not heard back.