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3 San Antonio Cops Charged with Murdering Woman in Her Own Home

HeadlineJun 27, 2023

In Texas, three San Antonio police officers have been suspended without pay and arrested on murder charges after they shot and killed a 46-year-old woman in her own home. Melissa Perez was struck and killed by police gunfire as she brandished a hammer at officers while she appeared to be suffering a mental health crisis. San Antonio’s police chief said Friday the actions of Sergeant Alfred Flores and officers Eleazar Alejandro and Nathaniel Villalobos were “not consistent” with the department’s use-of-force policies and training.

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