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Police Covered Up Their Murder Of 7-Year-Old Aiyana Stanley-Jones

AFRICANGLOBE - The family of 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones filed a civil rights lawsuit in federal court Wednesday, alleging police conspired with city officials to cover up the details surrounding the tragic event. As we previously covered, the young girl was asleep on a couch in her home when police mistakenly raided the wrong home, launching a flash-bang grenade into the residence and fatally shooting the sleeping child.

Another Killer Cop Goes Free: Charges Dismissed Against Aiyana Stanley-Jones’ Killer

AFRICANGLOBE - Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said in a statement that her office was moving to dismiss the case against Officer Joseph Weekley. He was originally charged with involuntary manslaughter and careless discharge of a firearm causing death, a misdemeanor, after Aiyana Stanley-Jones was killed in 2010 during a botched police raid at her home.

Judge Dismiss Charge Against Thug Cop Who Killed Aiyana Jones

AFRICANGLOBE - A judge on Friday dismissed the most serious charge against a Detroit police officer who fatally shot a seven-year-old girl during a raid, but the trial also was halted to give prosecutors an opportunity to immediately appeal.