Wanda Cooper-Jones, Lee Merritt (TMZ screenshot)
Many people on social media have voiced their disappointment on how slow Breonna Taylor‘s case is moving, especially in comparison to similar high profile cases like that of Ahmaud Arbery.
This week, Lee Merritt, the attorney for Ahmaud’s mother, Wanda Cooper-Jones, revealed that his client set up a face-to-face meeting with Taylor’s mother, Tamika Palmer, on Thursday in Louisville.
Wednesday evening, Cooper-Jones flew from Georgia to Kentucky to meet with Palmer.
Asked why she felt compelled to reach out to Palmer, Cooper-Jones told TMZ, “My heart goes out to her and to the entire family.
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Merritt also echoed those sentiments about the key role that the community has played in helping families get justice, noting, “we’ve seen cases take off because of public pressure.”