What Did Rekia Do?

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Abby Zimet

Martinez Sutton, 29, brother of Rekia Boyd.

Another one. The family of Rekia Boyd, 22, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Chicago and an off-duty police detective who shot her in the back of the head, for no discernible reason, as she was walking with friends. Boyd was black; the detective is white. He initially said he fired in self-defense; no other gun but his was found.

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