Caroline Small shooting case a "stain" on DA's office, grand juror says

Caroline Small

Booker's Jan. 29 letter to Johnson asks that a special prosecutor be brought in to reopen the case "to clear a stain on your office's reputation and credibility."

Booker says he was so troubled by what learned about the case after attending the town hall he felt he had to raise his concerns about the case with Johnson as part of upholding his oath as a grand juror.

"I think that because your office botched this case so badly that Ms. Small's case can get justice only if your office and you remove yourselves from it," he wrote in his letter.

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Brad Schrade
Brad Schrade
Brad Schrade is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter on the AJC’s investigative team.