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'How have the police officers involved in Breonna Taylor's killing not been charged?'

Posted On: 24 Sep 2020   |   Posted By: Marie Claire

'How have the police officers involved in Breonna Taylor's killing not been charged?'

Digital Features Editor Jenny Proudfoot joins protestors around the world in calling for justice... Getty Images People across the world are still calling for justice for Breonna Taylor and we have a duty to keep saying her name until change is made.
Breonna Taylor was a black woman who was killed in her home by police who broke in while she slept. And despite the incident happening on 13 March, we only heard about it months later.
The essential worker who would have turned 27 this year, was reportedly shot eight times by police after Breonna's partner opened fire at them, mistaking their drug raid for a home robbery.
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The officers involved - Jon Mattingly, Myles Cosgrove, and Brett Hankison - reportedly claimed that they knocked and announced themselves before entering the home with a battering ram. According to ABS news however, Breonna's family's lawsuit, filed on April 27, disputes the claims, stating that the police ‘did not knock or identify themselves...

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