Dallas Police Search Slain Man’s Apartment, Find Pot; Internet Fumes

Allison Jean and her husband Bertram Jean walk out of the church followed by their son Brandt Jean and their daughter Allisa Findley following a funeral service for Botham Shem Jean at the Greenville Avenue Church of Christ on Thursday September 13

Allison Jean and her husband Bertram Jean walk out of the church followed by their son Brandt Jean and their daughter Allisa Findley following a funeral service for Botham Shem Jean at the Greenville Avenue Church of Christ on Thursday September 13

The police then got a warrant to search the victim's apartment and found marijuana inside, trying desperately to somehow rationalize what happened.

This photo from video released on Thursday by the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office in Kaufman, Texas, shows Dallas police officer Amber Guyger getting booked after turning herself in on September 9 following the fatal shooting of Botham Jean in his own apartment.

This warrant is troubling on many levels, first among them is the fact that Guyger, according to the warrant, entered his apartment by mistake when she killed him.

Shortly after the news station was eviscerated on Twitter by people on both sides of the aisle, they changed their headline. Police found two shell casings and less than one ounce of marijuana in Jean's apartment, the Dallas Morning News reported.

Guyger has since been charged with manslaughter and a quick search of her social media reveals some rather offensive posts.

Earlier, authorities released a video showing Guyger being booked into jail after she was arrested. PERIOD. Botham Jean should still be alive and Black.

She said it was dark inside and she thought Jean was a burglar, and that she shot him after he didn't obey her "verbal commands".

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The arrest affidavit for Guyger, filed by a Texas Ranger and based off of Guyger's version of events, claims Guyger "inserted a unique door key, with an electronic chip, into the door key hole". "It's a pattern that we've seen before...we have a cop who clearly did something wrong".

Before the search warrant become public, lawyers representing the Jean family disputed the claim that Jean's apartment door would have been open, as he was an accountant, who was meticulous in his work and life.

Merritt said the district attorney's investigators may be unsure whether Guyger is being forthcoming in her statements and are looking for evidence that will either prove or disprove her version of events.

"This is a question about her using deadly force and whether you could say, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that there is no reasonable view of what she did", said Eugene O'Donnell, a former police officer and prosecutor who is now a professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

James Whalen, a defense attorney in Dallas, said the tape of Guyger's call to 911 after shooting Jean will be a critical gauge of her credibility. "It is time to recognize lives matter".

Attorneys for Jean's family demanded that the officer be fired at a news conference on Friday.

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