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Mayor-President Josh Guillory Made a commitment to Allow Family Members to Have a Private Viewing of Bodycam Footage Related to Trayford Pellerin's Death

Mayor-President Guillory is committed to honoring the promise he made to the Pellerin family and has directed City-Parish attorneys to advocate for the accommodation of a private viewing for the family of the footage at a hearing scheduled on September 15, 2020.

Posted: Sep 9, 2020 2:17 PM
Updated: Sep 9, 2020 2:19 PM

According to officials with the Lafayette Consolidated Government,  during a meeting with members of Trayford Pellerin’s family last Friday, Mayor-President Josh Guillory made a commitment to allow family members to have a private viewing of bodycam footage related to the circumstances surrounding his death. Tuesday morning a letter was delivered to the office of District Attorney Keith Stutes to inform him of Mayor-President Guillory’s intentions. Late Tuesday afternoon, a district judge signed a restraining order filed by attorneys representing the officers involved in the shooting, prohibiting the video’s release. Mayor-President Guillory is committed to honoring the promise he made to the Pellerin family and has directed City-Parish attorneys to advocate for the accommodation of a private viewing for the family of the footage at a hearing scheduled on September 15, 2020.

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