Victims families can sue detective for negligent investigati

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Victims families can sue detective for negligent investigati

Postby Bruenor » Fri Dec 29, 2017 1:23 pm

will be interesting to see if they can prove the Detective was negligent and reckless in the investigation allowing the serial killer to not get caught in a more timely fashion..

http://www.cleveland.com/court-justice/ ... ls_vi.html

The lawsuits claim Cleveland police and a city prosecutor were negligent and reckless in investigating and prosecuting Sowell for a December 2008 complaint made by Gladys Wade. Wade said Sowell tried to kidnap, rob and rape her, though Sowell was not charged and investigators released from custody.

The victims' families say a proper investigation and charges would have prevented Sowell from carrying out several of his murders.

Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Nancy Fuerst dismissed the lawsuits, saying the evidence presented did not prove negligence, recklessness or any of the other claims. A three-judge panel from the 8th District revived a claim against Hussein that said she was reckless, and said the families provided evidence that Hussein did not conduct a thorough investigation of Wade's complaint.
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Re: Victims families can sue detective for negligent investi

Postby evan price » Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:04 pm

This is the same courts that have upheld that the police have no duty to protect people, right? :roll:
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