World Alabama police officer's wife convicted of manslaughter in his shooting death
Babbitt shooting internal police docs reveal 'no good reason for shooting,' according to Judicial Watch
Judicial Watch received 532 pages of documents from the DC Metropolitan Police concerning the fatal shooting of Ashli Babbitt in the Capitol on Jan. 6."These previously secret records show there was no good reason to shoot and kill Ashli Babbitt," stated Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, which obtained the documents through a May 2021 FOIA lawsuit. "The Biden-Garland Justice Department and the Pelosi Congress have much to answer for the over the mishandling and cover-up of this scandalous killing of an American citizen by the U.S. Capitol Police.
Anwoman was convicted of on Friday in the 2019 death of her husband during a fight, according to reports.
"This is a tragic situation,’' Jefferson County Circuit Judge Alaric May said before the verdict, according to AL.com. "There are no winners."
Stephanie Keller, 45, shot her husband, Vestavia Hills Officer Andrew Wade "Andy" Kimbrel, 42, in May 2019 at their Gardendale, Alabama, home. Their two teenage children were at home at the time.
Kimbrel was pronounced dead at a hospital the next morning from a gunshot wound to the head.
"Andy was loved by his fellow officers and the community in which he chose to protect," the Vestavia Police Department said in a statement, adding they appreciate the community’s "outpouring of support during this difficult time," according to WBRC-TV in Birmingham.
Alabama man executed for 1991 killing of police officer’s sister after February delay
A death-row inmate in Alabama whose execution was delayed in February was put to death in the state on Thursday night, according to a report. Willie B. Smith III, 52, had been convicted after being charged in the 1991 shooting death of Sharma Ruth Johnson, 22, in Birmingham after he abducted her, authorities have said. He gave no last words, The Associated Press reported. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued a statement claiming Smith sealed his own fate on the day he pulled the trigger, killing Johnson, who was the sister of a Birmingham police officer.
The jury deliberated for two days before reaching its verdict. Keller had also been charged with intentional murder.
"We would like to thank the jury for their time and thoughtful deliberation," Jefferson County deputy district attorney Will McComb, who prosecuted the case, said in a statement. "We are also happy for the family of Andrew Kimbrel and hope this can help bring a measure of closure for them. It was a difficult case to hear but we feel the jury has made the correct decision and we certainly respect their verdict."
Keller's sentencing is scheduled for January and she faces 10 to 20 years in prison,reported.
Prosecutors argued Keller shot Kimbrel intentionally while she maintained it was an accident.
"While clearly disappointed in the decision reached in her case, Ms. Keller does appreciate that the jury unanimously rejected the State’s accusation that she intentionally caused the death of her husband," Keller’s attorney Jason Wollitz said in a statement, according to the. "Ms. Keller continues to steadfastly maintain her innocence and looks forward to having the Appellate Courts review her case."
Alec Baldwin Could Face Charges for 'Rust' Shooting as Police Recover Bullet .
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