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Statements by Michelle Washington (widow of Jason Washington) and her attorney - 09/13/18

IN RESPONSE TO TODAY’S ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE MULTNOMAH CO. DA’S OFFICE IN REGARD TO GRAND JURY DECISION - NO CRIMINAL CHARGES AGAINST PSU POLICE OFFICERS IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF JASON WASHINGTON

Statement of Michelle Washington (widow of Jason Washington):

“Although my family and I are disappointed the PSU officers will not face criminal charges, we appreciate the hard work of those serving on the grand jury. I will be looking to my attorney, Christopher Larsen, to guide us through the next steps in this process. We want those responsible for the death of my husband to be held accountable. We will always remember and love Jason and know he was needlessly killed while attempting to keep the peace.”

 

Statement of Christopher Larsen, Portland attorney

“I respect the decision of the grand jury. I, along with our team of lawyers and experts, will now have an opportunity to review all the evidence that has been obtained and developed by law enforcement and the District Attorney’s office. We intend to vigorously pursue legal action against those who are responsible for this tragic death.”

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