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Temple NAACP protests a second time 5 weeks after Michael Dean's death

The protest started at 4:45 p.m. at the Belton Annex building.

BELTON, Texas — 5 weeks after 28-year-old Michael Dean was shot and killed by Temple Police Officer Carmen Decruz, the Temple chapter of the NAACP is held it's second rally calling for answers.

About two dozen people met in Belton for the protest that was held outside the Belton Annex building. 

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"He did not deserve this and the family doesn't deserve the lack of transparency and care that we've shown them,"  Josh Clements said.

Temple NAACP President Bennie Walsh said, "We have to heal as a community and we cannot start the healing process until we find out what happened and that's all our requesting."

The local chapter of the NAACP said they are reaching out to state leaders and law enforcement agencies to get all the information they can get.

"We have sent out that request to the FBI we are writing statements we are going to send them to the governor we just need answers," Walsh said.