Breonna Taylor’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settled with City of Louisville
The City of Louisville has reached a settlement with Breonna Taylorhis family in their wrongful death costume, and are expected to announce the “substantial” financial terms and police reforms involved soon … TMZ has learned.
According to sources close to Breonna’s family … the Louisville metropolitan government will pay out several million dollars and implement several reforms regarding law enforcement – including a requirement that commanders approve all search warrants before that they do not go before a judge.
As you know … Taylor, a 26-year-old paramedic, was shot and killed by Louisville Metro Police officers on March 13 while they were executing an arrest warrant.
While no criminal charges have been laid against the cops who shot Breonna, her family sued the city and the mayor of Louisville is expected to announce the settlement later Tuesday at a joint press conference with lawyers for the Taylor family.
Lawyer Sam aguilar expressed frustration with the city’s response to Breonna’s case. Regarding the wrongful death settlement, he says … “the fact that they were willing to sit down and discuss meaningful reform was a step in the right direction and hopefully a turning point “.
Kentucky AG Daniel cameron responded to public criticism of the investigation into Breonna’s death, say it’s in progress and does not have to follow a specific schedule.
Cameron insists his office “has strived from day one to find the truth and seek justice” and that it is not working on a deadline … but will make an announcement whenever the investigation will end.
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