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Stephen Wilson, ACLU of Texas, (713) 325-7010,

November 30, 2018

DALLAS – A Dallas County grand jury has indicted former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger on a murder charge for shooting and killing 26-year-old Botham Jean in his Dallas home in September.

Responding to the grand jury’s indictment, ACLU of Texas Director of Political Strategies Sharon Watkin Jones stated:

“This indictment is a step toward justice for the family of Botham Jean. The Jean family’s loss cannot be restored to them, but we will continue to work to ensure that police officers are held to the same standards as everyone else in the Dallas community and across the state of Texas.”

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