Brett Hankison, the ex officer concerned within the killing of 26-year-old Breonna Taylor, is being sued for sexual assault.
Based on The Courier Journal, a lawyer named Margo Borders is accusing Hankison of “willfully, deliberately, painfully and violently sexually assaulted.” She claims he gave her a trip residence from a Lousivill bar in 2018.
Again on June 4, she wrote on Facebook, “He drove me residence in uniform, in his marked automotive, invited himself into my condo and sexually assaulted me whereas I used to be unconscious.”
She additionally added, “Brett Hankison has a historical past of violence, sexual assault, and planting drug proof on individuals. There have been a number of allegations towards this man and stories however all circumstances dropped and no disciplinary motion taken.”
The lawsuit alleges she bloodied and in “large bodily ache.” Moreover, Borders began he contacted her the following day and insisted they’ve consensual intercourse.
TMZ alleges Borders “claims greater than 10 different nameless ladies have come ahead to make statements about Hankison’s alleged misconduct with them.”
The Courier Journal added, “Hankison’s legal professional for the case could not instantly be reached for remark. Allegations in a civil swimsuit signify one aspect of a narrative and are usually not proof in a courtroom of legislation.”
After midnight on March 13, former officer Brett Hankison, Det. Myles Cosgrove and Sgt. John Mattingly executed a botched “no-knock” warrant at Taylor’s condo which she shared together with her boyfriend Kenneth Walker.
Believing they have been intruders, Walker fired his weapon and gunfire from the officers ensued. The 26-year outdated Taylor was struck six times and died. Kentucky legal professional basic Daniel Cameron claimed the warrant was not a no-knock and the police introduced themselves previous to coming into the condo.
On Sept. 23, a grand jury returned three counts of “wanton endangerment” within the first diploma towards Hankinson for firing into one other condo. A $15,000 cash bondwas additionally hooked up to the fees. The opposite two officers, Mattingly and Cosgrove, weren’t charged and stay on the drive. Hankinson was fired in July.
Tried homicide expenses have been initially filed towards Walker for firing a shoot in his own residence when he thought individuals have been breaking in. All expenses were dropped in May however Hankinson has just lately filed a civil lawsuit towards Walker, calling his conduct “insupportable.”
BET has been masking each angle of the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks and different social justice circumstances and the next aftermath and protests. For our persevering with protection, click here.