Former police officer charged with the murder of St. Lucian national

A 30-year-old former Dallas police officer, who shot and killed an unarmed St. Lucian national in his own apartment in September, was on Friday indicted on a murder charge.

Amber Guyger, shot and killed 26-year-old Botham Jean, after claiming that she got off the wrong floor and went to Jean’s apartment by mistake.

She was arrested on September 9, three days after the incident and according to the arrest warrant, Guyger said it was dark, she saw a figure she did not recognize and believed “she had encountered a burglar.”

The former police officer also said that the person did not follow her commands.

Jean died at the hospital and his mother, Allison Jean, a former senior public servant in St. Lucia, said her son had moved to Dallas to work at Pricewaterhouse…

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