Family of Man Killed in Apartment Mix-Up Files Wrongful Death Suit

The family of Botham Jean has filed a wrongful death and products liability lawsuit, claiming the door in his apartment failed to close as designed and allowed former Dallas cop Amber Guyger to enter, mistake Jean as an intruder in her own apartment and shoot him to death while he was eating ice cream.

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Coast Guard Blamed for Death of Immigrant Trying to Cross Border

Why a Coast Guard vessel suddenly accelerated in a channel between Mexico and the U.S. just before a 24-year-old Mexican national trying to cross was killed by the boat’s propeller is a mystery, an attorney for the woman’s family told a Fifth Circuit panel Tuesday.

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