Family still awaits answers year after son killed by Taser – Sun Sentinel

Assistant State Attorney Brian Cavanagh said the case had been delayed due to the retirement of the prosecutor assigned to it, and has been reassigned to a team that expects to present findings to a grand jury in the coming months.   "The family is obviously disappointed the State Attorney's Office has not moved this case further," family attorney Jarrett Blakeley said. "We can't see any evidence they are investigating or actually doing anything. If we saw they were doing something, it would be easier to be patient. But we haven't heard anything. We don't understand why it's taking this long. This couldn't be a bigger tragedy for this family."   The family has filed a civil lawsuit in federal court seeking damages for assault and a wrongful death, arguing that police had a "violent overreaction" because Reid is black and Wynmoor is predominantly white.   An internal investigation by the police department found no wrongdoing by the four officers involved, bu…
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Family still awaits answers year after son killed by Taser – Sun Sentinel

Assistant State Attorney Brian Cavanagh said the case had been delayed due to the retirement of the prosecutor assigned to it, and has been reassigned to a team that expects to present findings to a grand jury in the coming months.   "The family is obviously disappointed the State Attorney's Office has not moved this case further," family attorney Jarrett Blakeley said. "We can't see any evidence they are investigating or actually doing anything. If we saw they were doing something, it would be easier to be patient. But we haven't heard anything. We don't understand why it's taking this long. This couldn't be a bigger tragedy for this family."   The family has filed a civil lawsuit in federal court seeking damages for assault and a wrongful death, arguing that police had a "violent overreaction" because Reid is black and Wynmoor is predominantly white.   An internal investigation by the police department found no wrongdoing by the four officers involved, bu…
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