Former Louisville cop pleads guilty in Breonna Taylor case
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A former Louisville police detective who helped falsify the warrant that led to the deadly police raid at Breonna Taylor’s apartment has pleaded guilty to a federal charge.
Federal investigators say Kelly Goodlett added a false line to the warrant and later conspired with another detective to create a cover story when Taylor’s 2020 shooting death by police began gaining national attention.
Taylor was shot to death by officers who knocked down her door while executing a drug search warrant.
Goodlett appeared in a federal courtroom in Louisville on Tuesday afternoon and admitted to conspiring with another Louisville police officer to falsify the warrant.
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8/23/2022 4:58:18 PM (GMT -5:00)