4 US cops charged over Breonna Taylor’s death


A mural of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky. The US Justice Department yesterday charged four policemen over her death in a botched 2020 raid on her home. – EPA pic, August 5, 2022.

THE US Justice Department charged four police officers yesterday over the death of Breonna Taylor, a black woman killed in a botched 2020 raid on her home in Louisville, Kentucky.

Attorney-General Merrick Garland said the officers face federal charges of civil rights offences, unlawful conspiracy, making false statements unconstitutional use of force and obstruction.


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