Thursday, October 29, 2020

Kentucky city braces for prosecutor’s decision on death of a black woman

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Breonna Taylor’s family says it is worried about a cover-up in the murder of their daughter

Louisville, Kentucky, is under a state of emergency as prosecutors are expected to announce if police officers who killed a black woman in her home during a drug raid will be charged.

Mayor Greg Fischer said he had declared the measure “due to the potential for civil unrest”.

Breonna Taylor, 26, a hospital emergency room technician, was shot multiple times on the 13th of March.

Her name has become a rallying cry for anti-police brutality protesters..