LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – It was an emotionally raw moment in a city that had already experienced a record-setting number of murders.
Lt. Emily McKinley, head of the Louisville Metro Police Department’s Homicide Unit, cried as she described in vivid detail how a 5-year-old boy was found standing next to a dying man he called dad just days before Christmas in 2016.
Two men were later arrested and charged with the Dec. 17, 2016 shooting death of 51-year-old George Robert Brown – and the case against alleged gunman Isaiah Jenkins seemed to be strengthened by an eyewitness to the slaying.
The eyewitness was Jenkins’ co-defendant, Derrick Taylor, who as part of a plea deal agreed to testify that Jenkins shot Brown after the two men got into an argument during a drug buy.
Taylor is now accused of making the story up.
And his testimony…