Lauren Smith-Fields - Part 3 | Family Attorney Darnell Crosland

We interview Attorney Darnell Crosland who represents both Lauren Smith-Fields' and Brenda Rawls' families. Jim gives expert advice regarding hair analysis and the investigation. Laura asks Darnell about the timeline of Lauren's death and the response by Bridgeport Police and the Mayor’s office. Lisa asks if several pieces of evidence have been collected by police and if tests have been conducted by the medical examiner. Attorney Crosland explains the failure of law enforcement to undertake a basic investigation in order to establish the manner of death. He highlights the importance of listening to the family in establishing a timeline as well as key evidence they believe they identified in the case. 

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