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Salt Lake DA Impanels Homicide Cops to Review Police Shooting

ONE YEAR AFTER THE SHOOTING DEATH OF DANIELLE WILLARD -- KILLED BY WEST VALLEY CITY NARCOTICS OFFICERS, DURING A DRUG INVESTIGATION -- THE SALT LAKE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE HAS ASSEMBLED A PANEL OF OFFICERS, TO PREPARE A CRIMINAL CASE AGAINST SHAUN COWLEY AND KEVIN SALMON.

THE MOVE DOES NOT NECESSARILY MEAN THE FORMER DETECTIVES WILL BE PROSECUTED, FOR THE 21-YEAR-OLD'S DEATH.

THE D-A'S OFFICE WILL SCREEN THE EVIDENCE GATHERED.

THE PANEL INCLUDES SIX HOMICIDE DETECTIVES -- TWO EACH, FROM WEST VALLEY CITY...UNIFIED POLICE...AND SALT LAKE CITY.

GILL HAS ALREADY RULED THE SHOOTING "UNJUSTIFIED."

IT MUST NOW BE DETERMINED WHETHER IT WAS A CRIMINAL ACT.

 

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