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.
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.
He added that Mr Brailsford had submitted a claim of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in connection with the shooting.
The police report said the victim had shown guests in his hotel room a rifle he used for work. »