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Parents sue Richmond County Sheriff’s deputies and sheriff in 2020 death of their son

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The parents of an Augusta teen who allegedly died of a gunshot wound as two Richmond County Sheriff deputies disputed how best to treat his injury have filed suit.

LaToya Burns and Kelsey Hawes filed the Richmond County State Court lawsuit Tuesday, Feb. 1 against the Sheriff’s Department, Sherif...

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  1. Multiple Supreme Court rulings established that law enforcement officers have no duty to protect you from physical harm unless you are in their custody. They can look on as an assailant beats you to a pulp and not be successfully sued. How can they have a duty to administer first aid, for which they likely have less training than the use of deadly force? Burns’ parents should sue Jaquavious Taylor and his parents for wrongful death.

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