Criminal Law

Former Dallas cop indicted on charge of murder in shooting of unarmed black neighbor in his own apartment

A grand jury on Friday indicted a former Dallas police officer on a charge of murder in the death of her unarmed black neighbor, whom she says she shot after mistakenly entering his apartment, thinking it was her own.

Amber Guyger was arrested on a manslaughter charge three days after the Sept. 6 shooting of her 26-year-old neighbor, Botham Jean, a native of the Caribbean island nation of St. Lucia who attended college in Arkansas and had been working in Dallas for accounting and consulting firm PwC.

Guyger told investigators that after finishing her shift, she returned home in uniform …

Read the source article at The San Diego Union

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