Federal trial to be continued to 2024 for ex-deputies shown in Mulberry beating video

A law enforcement officer gestures toward a person recording the arrest of a man in Crawford County in this screenshot from a video recorded Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022. (Courtesy Naomi Ruth Johnson, anthonyjohnson520; tiktok.com/@anthonyjohnson520/video/7134407649956777259)

FORT SMITH -- Two former Crawford County Sheriff's Office deputies facing federal civil rights charges stemming from the use of force during an arrest that was recorded and went viral had their jury trial once again postponed, this time to next year.