Seven months after the shooting of their daughter, a Utah mother and father want answers and feel filing suit may be the only way they will get them. To date, they have only been provided with limited information regarding the shooting death of their 21 year old daughter by two police officers.
Awful story here. The lawsuit states that the deceased was shot in the back of her head, “assassination style” while she was seated in her vehicle in the parking lot of an apartment complex. While casing the area for drug activity, the detectives say they saw what they believe was the young woman buy drugs. They claim that when they approached her vehicle, she put it in reverse striking one of the detectives. Both detectives fired and the girl was killed.
The City disbanded the Neighborhood Narcotics Unit after a routine investigation of the shooting led to the discovery of a number of problems including undisclosed amounts of missing drugs and money, mishandling evidence, booking evidence without proper documentation, and officers taking items from seized vehicles. Prosecutors have since dismissed more than 100 cases associated with the unit.