Marisa Lati

general assignment reporter at Washington Post

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Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced today that a grand jury has indicted an ex-police officer involved in Breonna Taylor’s death: “This is a tragedy.

Breonna Taylor case: Grand jury decides not to bring murder charges against 3 ex-officers

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced today that a grand jury has indicted an ex-police officer involved in Breonna Taylor’s death: “This is a tragedy.

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