Former Dallas Police Officer Who Killed Botham Jean in His Apartment Faces Trial

Nicole Rojas
Sep 24, 2019 - 8:02

The former Dallas police officer accused of shooting and killing her Black neighbor has gone to trial. The judge presiding over the murder trial announced she ordered the jury be sequestered from outside influence and any news coverage. On September 6, 2018, 31-year-old Amber Guyger mistakenly entered the central Dallas apartment of her 26-year-old neighbor Botham Jean. Guyger, who was off duty but still in uniform during the shooting, told investigators that she mistook Jean for an intruder when she shot and killed him. She claimed that she parked on the fourth floor of...

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