Life Without Parole Dismissed in 2017 Police Officer's Death

A life with out parole sentence is off the desk for a person standing trial for the 2017 deadly capturing of an Indiana police workplace.

Jason Dane Brown, 32, faces a homicide cost within the lethal capturing of Southport Lt. Aaron Allan.

In December, the Marion County prosecutor’s workplace agreed to drop their demise penalty request in trade for the decide, as a substitute of a jury, listening to the case. On Friday, Marion Superior Court docket Decide Mark Stoner mentioned the prosecution had not established proof for a life with out parole sentence.

The protection is scheduled to start presenting its case on Monday.

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Brown faces as much as 65 years in jail on the homicide cost.

Authorities mentioned Allan was making an attempt to assist Brown after the single-car crash on the south aspect of Indianapolis. Witnesses on the scene informed authorities Brown immediately grew to become agitated and opened hearth, putting the officer 11 instances.

Two different officers opened hearth on Brown following Allan’s capturing. He was hospitalized for a number of days with what authorities mentioned had been gunshot wounds to his face, left arm and proper clavicle.

Allan, a 38-year-old married father of two sons, was employed in January 2017 as a second full-time officer for Southport’s largely volunteer police power after about 5 years as a volunteer officer for the two,000-person municipality on the south aspect of Indianapolis.

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