Aiyana Jones

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Grandma Recounts Night Cops Killed 7-Year-Old

Tells trial cops 'came to kill' in 2010 raid that left granddaughter dead

(Newser) - Beneath a multi-colored quilt of Disney cartoon characters, 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones lay peacefully on the living room couch of her grandmother's first-floor Detroit flat. Within seconds, a stun grenade smashed through a window, exploding over the couch. Armed, black-clad and masked police officers swarmed into the living room and,... More »

Reality TV Crew at Cop Shooting of Girl

A&E staff may have footage of killing

(Newser) - A reality television crew was on the scene when 7-year-old Aiyana Jones was shot by a Detroit police officer, and may have filmed the killing. The film crew of A&E's First 48 Hours accompanied cops as they sought a homicide suspect in a home. During a struggle with Aiyana's... More »

Girl, 7, Shot Dead by Detroit Cops

Aiyana Jones killed in search for homicide suspect

(Newser) - In what a police spokesman called every parent's—and police officer's—nightmare, Detroit cops accidentally shot to death a 7-year-old girl yesterday in the midst of a hunt for a homicide suspect. Aiyana Jones was sleeping on a couch when police threw a flash grenade through a front window of... More »

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