Hinton died in 2019 and the medical examiner said at the time that there was cocaine toxicity in his system but did not rule out homicide as a cause of death
Hinton's death was investigated as a homicide but District Attorney Lorrin Freeman told ABC11 on Tuesday that there was not sufficient evidence to charge anyone with a crime.
Hinton's family said at the time that they believed Hinton was killed for the $83,000 settlement he received from the Wake County Sheriff's Office for a 2018 beating in an incident involving law enforcement officers.
Hinton died just one day after receiving that settlement.
Freeman said the two officers involved in that beating are still facing charges. The DA said she intends to see those cases through to the end.
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