Breonna Taylor relatives legal professional Sam Aguiar launched a strongly worded assertion Tuesday morning indicating that all of Taylor’s household has been asking from the Louisville Metro Law enforcement Division (LMPD) is for them to “Tell Us the Truth of the matter.”
Taylor was killed in March soon after officers pressured their way inside her residence and exchanged photographs with her boyfriend, according to a lawsuit filed by her mother. The officers were being executing a research warrant in a narcotics investigation, the Louisville Metro Police Section has claimed, when they entered Taylor’s apartment just just before 1 a.m. on March 13.
Aguiar details out that LMPD has denied the family’s repeated open up information requests and that open records requests submitted into the make a difference are remaining denied pending an charm with the legal professional general’s office environment.
“For months, we have pursued the truth encompassing what took place top up to, during and pursuing the murder of Breonna Taylor. And for months, LMPD and Mayor Fischer have lined it up,” the assertion suggests.
Aguiar claims that past Friday marked the deadline for the Louisville Metro Coroner’s Workplace to generate an autopsy in regards to Taylor’s loss of life and the deadline for the mayor to create all of his communications in regards to the investigation encompassing Taylor’s death.
Aguiar accuses the mayor’s place of work of offering all asked for facts pertaining to Taylor’s demise investigation to counsel for the town and withheld it from Taylor’s spouse and children lawful representation.
Aguiar carries on by calling these actions taken by mayor Greg Fischer’s office “above the law” and claims they’ve gone on considerably much too extended in this administration, “contrary to the mayor’s office’s beliefs, the town is not exempt from the guidelines governing our justice technique.”
The lawyer states that Louisville dismissed the Taylor’s family’s requests for an independent investigation and “only succumbed just after national outrage and urging” by Gov. Andy Beshear.
Aguiar ends the statement by expressing Taylor’s mom, Tamika, “deserves the truth” and that “the city justifies the truth of the matter.”
CNN has achieved out to city of Louisville officials, Louisville Metro Law enforcement for comment and the Kentucky Legal professional General’s office environment for comment.