Kierstin Holman and Cody Luckett pleaded responsible to misdemeanors in November. Expenses had been dismissed after they accomplished coaching.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A decide has dismissed expenses in opposition to two LMPD officers accused of failing to help a domestic violence victim who was later discovered lifeless.
Kierstin Holman and Cody Luckett had been issued misdemeanor summons in Might 2020 after a Public Integrity Unit investigation discovered they didn’t present Amanda Berry “the correct help” throughout an encounter on Dec. 26, 2019.
The summons stated Berry referred to as 911 to report that her boyfriend, William Sloss, refused to let her go away the home. She advised officers he hit her, chased her down the road, held her in the home and took away her cellphone and different belongings.
Holman and Luckett didn’t full a report nor did they arrest Sloss, who was later charged along with her homicide. Witnesses advised police Sloss “violently beat” Berry all through their relationship. Sloss allegedly advised a witness over the cellphone he had killed Berry and put her physique in a storage container within the basement.
The officers pleaded responsible in November 2020. In a plea settlement, expenses had been dismissed below two situations: they full LMPD’s home violence coaching for recruits and don’t have any further violations or disciplinary actions. Each officers did full the coaching, which means there might be no trial.