Louisville Police Formally Terminate Two Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor’s Killing

HeadlineJan 07, 2021

In Kentucky, the Louisville Police Department has officially fired two detectives involved in the killing of Breonna Taylor, after the two men received pre-termination letters last week. Taylor, a 26-year-old Black emergency room technician, was shot to death in her own home by police on March 13, sparking mass protests. The officers are Detective Myles Cosgrove, who fired the shot that killed Taylor, and Detective Joshua Jaynes, who prepared the search warrant that led to the fatal raid. No one has been criminally charged over Breonna Taylor’s death.

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