$1M Settlement Paid to Family of Murder Victim Shelly Hilliard

BTL Staff
By | 2017-10-04T09:00:00-04:00 October 4th, 2017|Michigan, News|


A Detroit News article reports that Oakland County has agreed to pay $1.07 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the family of Shelly Hilliard, a transgender woman of color, who was killed and dismembered in October 2011 after a Detroit-area police officer exposed her as an informant in a drug bust.
This article here was written in 2013 for BTL by Crystal A. Proxmire, who is following up on this recent update. Stay tuned.

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