Tamir Rice’s Mother, Samaria Rice, Asks Ohio Court to Block Reinstatement of Cop Who Killed Her Son

HeadlineMay 27, 2021

Samaria Rice, the mother of Tamir Rice, has asked the Ohio Supreme Court to prevent the officer who killed her son in 2014 from being reinstated. Tamir Rice was just 12 years old when Timothy Loehmann fatally shot him, claiming he thought Rice’s toy gun was real. He was never charged but was eventually fired after it was revealed he lied on his job application. A police union is now seeking to reinstate him.

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