Justice Department quietly quashes probe into Tamir Rice killing | TheHill

Justice Department quietly quashes probe into Tamir Rice killing The Department of Justice (DOJ) last year quietly ended its investigation into the 2014 police killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, The New York Times reported Thursday, citing sources familiar with the matter. The newspaper noted that no steps were taken to formally close the case, such as informing Rice’s family why no charges would be filed, but the probe was effectively abandoned in August 2019. The attorney representing Rice’s family, Subodh Chandra, said Rice’s mother, Samaira Rice, was devastated upon hearing the news.

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