Botham Jean’s parents returned to North Texas to get more answers about their son’s untimely death after being shot dead by now-former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger, who intruded into his apartment after allegedly mistaking it as her own.
According to CBSDFW,
the Jeans met with Dallas County District attorney Faith Johnson for an update on Guyger’s case that is being compiled to present to a grand jury.
“There are some questions I had before that have been answered,” Allison Jean, Botham’s mother, told the news station.
“The family has some concerns, we had some concerns about the length of time that it takes… We know they’re actively pursuing leads – they’re not sitting on evidence,” the family’s attorney, Lee Merritt, added.
Currently, Jean’s parents are reportedly satisfied with where the case against Guyger is. The Jeans also took the time to thank all those who have rallied around the family and Botham’s case, believing that the support led to Guyger’s eventual termination.
“Botham was aware of the inequalities of the system and he lived his life in such a way that he would not have to interact or get in trouble because of these inequalities… and so that is what hurts me even more. That he was not running while black, he was not walking while black, he was not driving while black, but he was in his apartment by himself, watching television and he died while black right there in his apartment,” Allison Jean said.