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Emonte Morgan Cook County IL | What happened to CPD Ella French?

Emonte Morgan Cook County IL was found guilty on all counts for killing Chicago Police Officer Ella French and attempting to murder her partner, Officer Carlos Yanez, in August 2021.

The jury convicted Morgan of first-degree murder for killing Officer French, and two counts of attempted murder for shooting Officer Yanez, who lost an eye but survived after being shot multiple times.

Emonte Morgan Cook County IL

What happened to Emonte Morgan Cook County IL?

During the trial, prosecutors argued that Morgan intentionally shot the officers during a traffic stop. They presented evidence like the murder weapon and bullets recovered from the scene.

However, the defense claimed Morgan did not intend to kill anyone and was just wondering why he was pulled over that night.

Morgan's mother accused prosecutors of hiding parts of the body camera video to get a conviction, but the head of the police union dismissed these allegations as unfounded.

The Cook County State's Attorney expressed sadness over the senseless murder of Officer French, but said they were grateful for the guilty verdict.


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