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Crime Grand juror sues for release of transcript in Breonna Taylor case, wants public to know 'full story and absolute truth'

04:00  29 september  2020
04:00  29 september  2020 Source:   usatoday.com

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — An unidentified grand juror in the Breonna Taylor case is asking the courts to release the grand jury transcript and records and for fellow jurors to be free to speak about the case, according to a new court filing.

"The full story and absolute truth of how this matter was handled from beginning to end is now an issue of great public interest and has become a large part of the discussion of public trust throughout the country," the attorney for the juror wrote in the court filing.

The grand juror is not named in the document and seeks to remain anonymous. They ask only to have the proceedings disclosed so "the truth may prevail," they wrote.

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Breonna Taylor CaseGrand Juror Wants to Speak Out!!!Blasts AG Cameron, Files Motion in Court. If the grand jury didn't hear from them, it would be interesting to know if that information would to the right to speak publicly , the juror is also asking the judge to release the transcript of the proceedings.

Breonna Taylor family attorney Ben Crump on Friday morning demanded that Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron release the grand jury transcripts in the case against the officers involved in her shooting, which led to only one officer being charged."If you want us to accept the results, release .

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The suit calls out Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron for saying the grand jury agreed that Louisville police officers Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly and Detective Myles Cosgrove were justified in shooting Taylor, an unarmed Black woman, because her boyfriend fired at them first.

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Only former detective Brett Hankison was indicted on three counts of wanton endangerment relating to Taylor's neighbors.

"The attorney general publicly made many statements that referenced what the grand jury heard and decisions that were made based on what certain witnesses said," the document said. "He further laid those decisions at the feet of the grand jury while failing to answer specific questions regarding the charges presented. Attorney General Cameron attempted to make it very clear that the grand jury alone made the decision on who and what to charge based solely on the evidence presented to them.

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"The only exception to the responsibility he foisted upon the grand jurors was in his statement that they 'agreed' with his team's investigation that Mattingly and Cosgrove were justified in their actions."

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"(Cameron) chose wisely in his speech," the juror's attorney wrote. "Now he has another choice in his response. Choose truth. Choose justice. Together Kentucky.

"Truth being of paramount importance to all affected parties and the community as a whole, justice demands a full public release of the grand jury proceedings."

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Attorneys for Taylor's family have called on Cameron to release the transcripts and audio recordings.

"What we also want is for you to quit dodging the question. You were asked at the press conference (Wednesday): Did you make a recommendation" to the grand jury, Louisville attorney Lonita Baker asked. "You refused to answer. Answer the question: Did you even present any charges regarding Breonna Taylor to the grand jury?"

Reach Tessa Duvall at tduvall@courier-journal.com and 502-582-4059. Twitter: @TessaDuvall.

This article originally appeared on Louisville Courier Journal: Grand juror sues for release of transcript in Breonna Taylor case, wants public to know 'full story and absolute truth'

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