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Justice Denied for Former South African Athlete Lindani Myeni

The Honolulu police officers responsible for Lindani Myeni's death will not be charged for his murder. A probe into the case has found that their "shooting was justifiable".

An official probe into the fatal police shooting of former South African rugby player and father of two, Lindani Myeni, has been concluded. Myeni, who was unarmed at the time, was gunned down on April 14 after reportedly being mistaken for a burglar. Despite body cam footage that pointed towards the three officers unnecessarily escalating the situation, they have since returned to work. According to the Honolulu Police Department, the officers will not be criminally charged for Myeni's murder as the probe has found their shooting of Myeni ultimately "justifiable".
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