According to complex.com on 13th May 2020, A 26-year-old EMT was lost her life by the officer in her apartment in Louisville, Kentucky.
None of the officers involved in the incident have been charged. According to a case filed by her family. The family wants those responsible for her end of life to be punished, charges the officers of wrongful end of life, excessive force, and gross negligence.
“Not one person has talked to me. Not one person has explained anything to me,” Taylor’s mother, Tamika Palmer told The Washington Post. According to the case, officials maintain that the officer were carrying out a substance warrant. Officer were reportedly looking for a man who didn’t live in Taylor’s apartment complex. The case also states that the suspect had been apprehended earlier that day, before the officers came to Taylor’s apartment. substance weren’t found in Taylor’s home.
Insider.com reports on 13th May 2020, Taylor’s boyfriend Kenneth Walker was with her when the officer attempted to enter the apartment without declaring their arrival. Walker was subsequently in custody and now faces charges of first-degree and attempted it of a officer.
According to the report, the couple thought someone was trying to rob their apartment.
The case also charges that officers fi-red over 20 rounds in Taylor’s home, objects in the living room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, and both bedrooms. The Louisville Metro cop Department declined to comment on the case, instead telling The Post, “There is an ongoing public integrity investigation into this case and therefore it would be inappropriate for us to comment at this time.”
As an EMT, Taylor was working on the frontlines of the COV-19. “She was an essential worker. She had to go to work,” PalVmer told the outlet. “She didn’t have a problem with that. To not be able to sleep in her own bed without someone busting down her door and taking her life. I was just like, ‘Make sure you wash your hands!’”
Taylor’s family has hired attorney Ben Crump, the same lawyer who is representing Ahmaud Arbery’s family. A father and son and while he was running in his neighborhood. The two men were custody and charged in Arbery’s end of life last week. Crump is known for his involvement in the high-profile cases of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and Tamir Rice.