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Athens Clarke-County Mayor Heckled While Addressing Community Safety Following Laken Riley Murder: ‘You Have Blood on Your Hands!’

Posted on AllSides February 28th, 2024
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Tensions grew high as Athens-Clarke County Mayor Kelly Girtz addressed the city’s immigration status and new safety measures following the murder of 22-year-old nursing student Laken Riley on the University of Georgia campus last week. During Wednesday’s press conference, a resident accused the mayor of allowing the crime to happen: “You’re guilty! You have blood on your hands for this murder!” Ms. Riley died of blunt force trauma to the head, according to the Athens Clarke-County Coroner. The nursing student was found dead after going on a run on campus...

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