Cleveland Mayor-Elect Justin Bibb urges the DOJ to reopen the state Tamir Rice investigation

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – The mayor-elect of is contacting the Justice Department to reopen its investigation right into Tamir Rice’s fatality on the 7th wedding anniversary of the twelve-year-old’s murder.

“Seven years earlier, Tamir Rice was eliminated while having fun with a plaything weapon,” Bibb created. “I sign up with the Council, United States Senator @SherrodBrown, as well as others in asking the Justice Department to reopen theinvestigation Today we bear in mind Tamir as the search of justice proceeds. “

Justin Bibb, that won the mayoral political election on November 2, made the declaration on Twitter Monday evening.

Rice, 12, was having fun with a plaything weapon when he was fatally fired as well as eliminated already-Cleveland Officer Timothy Loehmann on November 22,2014

A video clip of his murder was extensively seen on the web as well as acts as a Rorschach examination of individuals’s ideas regarding race as well as cops in the United States

In 2020, the United States Department of Justice chose to close a investigation right into the capturing after detectives versus Loehmann as well as an additional law enforcement officer, Frank Garmback, “did not locate sufficient proof to assistance the government fees.”

Four months later on, Senator Sherrod Brown as well as MPs Marcy Kaptur (OH-9), Joyce Beatty (OH-3) as well as Tim Ryan (OH-13) gotten in touch with the DOJ to reopen theinvestigation

Seven years ago Tamir Rice was eliminated while having fun with a plaything weapon. I sign up with the City Council, UNITED Senator @SherrodBrown, as well as others in asking the Justice Department to reopen theinvestigation Today we bear in mind Tamir as the search of justice proceeds. pic.twitter.com/J1SJOnZmf1

– Mayor- choose Justin Bibb (@Bibb ForCLE) November 23, 2021

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