Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Botham Jean’s Sister Against Delay In Amber Guyger Murder Trial

The sister of Botham Jean believes that the murder trial of former Dallas cop, Amber Guyger should go ahead as planned, media reports say.

Alyssa Findley spoke against the backdrop of assertions by the head of the Dallas Police Association that the trial should be delayed.

Sergeant Mike Mata urged that the trial be delayed until after the 24-day State fair which begins next week, to which dozens of officers will be assigned.

“We’re not OK with a delay, because delaying the trial delays us from grieving,”  Botham Jan’s sister Alyssa Findley was quoted by CBSDFW as saying.

She was reported to be in Dallas for the trial which is scheduled to begin on September 23.

The call by the Dallas Police Association has also been dismissed by an attorney for the Jean family, Lee Merritt.

Amber Guyger shot and killed the unarmed Saint Lucian Botham Jean in his own apartment in Dallas in September last year.

Then an off duty cop in uniform, she said she mistook his apartment for hers.

Both lived in the same complex.

Guyger, 31,  was subsequently fired from her job and initially charged with manslaughter, but was later indicted for murder.

 

 

7 COMMENTS

  1. Is that any significant story? I don’t want to sound insensitive when people loose loved ones but I think the system is working so allow it to do its job. It is only a judge who has the power to delay the trial and the rest of us have no power over that. So opinions don’t matter. At least Jean family has enough money to hire a prominent lawyer. The ordinary Joe Blow who is killed by police has to trust the inexperienced prosecutors down here or rely on the generosity of Mary Francis to go after the Government for compensation. I am sory that I see everybody as human and no life is bigger then the other.

  2. They looking for everything to see if She will escape these Charges .If was a Blackman who had Murdered a white police officer He would have been Shot Dead on the spot .But a Blackman get Murdered at His Apartment and The police officer was never Charged for Murder (?) Let’s see How the Case ends up in Court

  3. Guyger committed an evil act; and she should face justice for her evil actions.
    If the situation was reversed, the same Police would have even marched demanding a speedy trial.

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