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Kentucky AG Says He Didn’t Present Grand Jury With Murder Charges In Breonna Taylor Case

Kentucky AG Says He Didn’t Present Grand Jury With Murder Charges In Breonna Taylor Case

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It was just last week that a decision had been made in the highly publicized case of the late Breonna Taylor. While many have confessed a complete disappointment with the justice system, as none of the police officers involved in the killing of the Kentucky 26-year-old were directly charged with her murder, it is now being reported that Attorney General Daniel Cameron did not recommend the Grand Jury to indict the officers with manslaughter charges.

According to TMZ, during a recent interview with a local Louisville, Kentucky media outlet, the state Attorney General Cameron openly admitted that he never recommend that Kentucky officers Jonathan Mattingly and Myles Cosgrove be indicted for murder or manslaughter charges. Cameron revealed that the case he presented to the grand jury supported the belief that the officers were justified in firing their weapons because Taylor’s boyfriend Kenneth Walker had shot at them first. AG Cameron also shared that he told the grand jury that the single witness who says he heard the police announce themselves before the raid ultimately changed his story.

Cameron went on to tell WDRB that the charge of wanton endangerment was the only thing that he felt he could prove beyond a reasonable doubt.

Fired offer Brett Hankison is the only indicted officer in the case, as he was charged with wanton endangerment for firing his weapon into a neighboring apartment.