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Family of Breonna Taylor Meets with Kentucky’s AG Daniel Cameron

August 14, 2020, 12.53 AM

LOUISVILLE, - The family of slain American Breonna Taylor met with Kentucky’s attorney general Daniel Cameron on Wednesday morning.

Daniel Cameron is facing mounting pressure to charge police officers who fatally shot Breonna Taylor and initiated demands under the initiative ‘Justice for Breonna Taylor’.

The attorney general’s office released few details of the meeting with the victim’s family, but stated that the investigation of the shooting of Breonna Taylor is ongoing.

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Daniel met with Breonna’s mother, Tamika Palmer, and other family members “to personally express his condolences”, according to a news release.

The meeting took place at a state office in Louisville.

Cameron “seemed sincere and genuine, which I appreciated”, Palmer said in a written statement released to the news media, adding that the attorney general was the one who asked for the meeting.

“We all deserve to know the whole truth behind what happened to my daughter,” Palmer said.

“The attorney general committed to getting us the truth. We’re going to hold him up to that commitment.”

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As for the findings of the investigation, Palmer said Cameron “didn’t say which direction he’s pointing to, and I could be wrong, but after meeting him today I’m more confident that the truth will come out and that justice will be served.”

Taylor, a 26-year-old emergency medical worker, was slain by Louisville police serving a “no knock” narcotics search warrant at her apartment on March 13. They found no drugs in her home.

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An officer was shot during the raid by her boyfriend, who has said he thought he was defending against a home invasion.

The state's first African American attorney general, Daniel Cameron took over the case after the local prosecutor recused himself.


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