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Breona Taylor Case: Ex-LMPD Officer Pleads Guilty

Breona Taylor Case

Breonna Taylor was killed by the police in a raid that went wrong. Detective Kelly Goodlett, a former LMPD Officer, has been brought down with a conspiracy charge that has to do with the 2020 raids conducted in Taylor’s residence. The charge is of a felon nature.

The Department of Justice of the United States had earlier in August brought about charges against her and three other police officials which led to her resignation on the 5th of August. 

The felony charge of conspiracy that has been brought about against her entails a maximum prison sentence of 5 years and a fine which can go up to $250,000. 

The hearing has been scheduled for the end of November, sometime around the 21st. Although speculations continue that the date of the hearing may be pushed back. 

The case on built on a search warrant of Taylor’s house that was received falsely. The search warrant claimed that Taylor’s then-boyfriend, who had been involved in narcotic-related crimes was having things delivered to his house wrongfully. 

Prosecutors have claimed that two months past Taylor’s death, the officers came up with a false claim that consisted of a cover story revolving around false text messages and calls that took place from Joshu Jaynes’ garage. Joshua was Taylor’s then-boyfriend.

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