Mother of Slain Man Sues Cleveland Mayor, Police Chief—The Associated Press

… The lawsuit, citing media reports, said the assailants drove off in a car registered to [the mayor’s grandson] Frank Q. Jackson. Officers went to the mayor’s home after the slaying where they questioned and arrested a juvenile. The mayor told officers his grandson would not answer questions and asked them to turn off their body cameras, the lawsuit said.

An attorney for Frank Q. Jackson told detectives the next day that his client would not answer questions, the lawsuit said.

The car was found torched two days after the slaying. Frank Q. Jackson reportedly told officers he no longer owned the car, even though he had received a traffic ticket while driving it several weeks previously.

The lawsuit said there are no records showing the vehicle was sold.

Pattakos credited and other media outlets for the reporting he used to form the basis of the lawsuit. …

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