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Family will see redacted video of Trayford Pellerin’s shooting, no timeline set

The gist: A legal path has been cleared for the family of Trayford Pellerin to see the body-worn camera footage documenting the 31-year-old’s fatal encounter with Lafayette police. After a lengthy parlay among lawyers representing Pellerin’s family, Lafayette Consolidated Government and the three media organizations on one hand and the officers involved in the shooting […]

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Demanding more transparency, Trayford Pellerin’s family releases independent autopsy challenging details of official story

After police shot 10 bullets into Trayford Pellerin, they handcuffed him, claims the attorney representing Pellerin’s family. Citing an independent autopsy, the attorney challenges the official account of the events leading up Pellerin’s killing and continues to call for authorities to release body cam footage and other documentary evidence that could clarify what happened.

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