“You killed my grandbaby. You killed her and you tried to blame me,” the sobbing woman told the officer.
Prosecutors say Officer Joseph Weekley’s actions in 2010 were a crime because he handled his submachine gun in a reckless manner.
Officer Joseph Weekley’s first trial ended without a verdict in June of last year.
Jury selection starts Monday in Wayne County court, 15 months after Weekley’s first trial ended with a hung jury.
There’s no dispute Joseph Weekley’s gun went off, killing Aiyana Stanley-Jones while she slept on a couch in 2010 — but he says it was an accident.
Charles Jones, the father of seven-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones, who was killed in a Detroit police raid, has been sentenced in the shooting death of a Detroit teen.
The father of 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones has been sentenced in the murder of a Detroit teen.
There is no dispute Officer Joseph Weekley’s gun went off, killing Aiyana Stanley-Jones while she slept on a couch in 2010 — but he says it was an accident.
A hearing for a Detroit police officer blamed for the death of a 7-year-old girl during a raid has been postponed.
Charles Jones was accused of providing the gun that was used in the death of 17-year-old Je’Rean Blake.