Former Dallas police officer charged with murder in shooting death of St Lucia man

Amber Guyger, in a booking photo provided by the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office, September 10, 2018. (Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office/Handout via Reuters)

By Caribbean News Now contributor

DALLAS, USA — The former Dallas police officer who fatally shot a Saint Lucian man, Botham Jean, in his own apartment in September, was indicted on a murder charge on Friday.

Amber Guyger, 30, was booked on Friday and quickly released on a $200,000 bond.

A Dallas County grand jury handed down the indictment against Guyger after weighing the evidence against her last week.

Guyger had initially been arrested on a manslaughter charge, three days after the September 6, 2018, shooting.

When Jean, 26, was killed, he had been watching football in his apartment directly above Guyger’s….

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