Breonna Taylor loved ones lawyer Sam Aguiar unveiled a strongly worded statement Tuesday morning expressing that all of Taylor’s family members has been asking from the Louisville Metro Law enforcement Department (LMPD) is for them to “Tell Us the Reality.”
Taylor was killed in March immediately after officers pressured their way inside of her home and exchanged shots with her boyfriend, according to a lawsuit submitted by her mom. The officers have been executing a lookup warrant in a narcotics investigation, the Louisville Metro Police Division has said, when they entered Taylor’s apartment just right before 1 a.m. on March 13.
Aguiar details out that LMPD has denied the family’s recurring open information requests and that open up documents requests submitted into the make any difference are remaining denied pending an attractiveness with the attorney general’s office environment.
“For months, we have pursued the fact surrounding what took place leading up to, for the duration of and following the murder of Breonna Taylor. And for months, LMPD and Mayor Fischer have included it up,” the statement states.
Aguiar suggests that very last Friday marked the deadline for the Louisville Metro Coroner’s Business office to generate an autopsy in regards to Taylor’s demise and the deadline for the mayor to develop all of his communications in regards to the investigation surrounding Taylor’s loss of life.
Aguiar accuses the mayor’s office of providing all requested information concerning Taylor’s death investigation to counsel for the town and withheld it from Taylor’s relatives legal representation.
Aguiar proceeds by calling these steps taken by mayor Greg Fischer’s business “above the law” and says they’ve gone on much way too prolonged in this administration, “contrary to the mayor’s office’s beliefs, the town is not exempt from the principles governing our justice technique.”
The attorney says that Louisville overlooked the Taylor’s family’s requests for an impartial investigation and “only succumbed after national outrage and urging” by Gov. Andy Beshear.
Aguiar ends the statement by declaring Taylor’s mom, Tamika, “deserves the truth” and that “the city deserves the real truth.”
CNN has achieved out to city of Louisville officers, Louisville Metro Police for comment and the Kentucky Attorney General’s place of work for remark.