(BBC News) A US police officer who was fired after shooting dead an unarmed man was temporarily rehired so he could apply for a pension, local media report.
Philip Brailsford, 28, killed 26-year-old Daniel Shaver in the hallway of an Arizona hotel in early 2016.
He was fired and charged with murder - but was acquitted at trial in 2017.
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Records show that he was briefly rehired last year so he could apply for a lifetime pension worth more than $2,500 (£2,000) a month.
The move meant he could be medically retired - rather than fired - which made him eligible for the pension.