Governor knew the circumstances around a deadly arrest, but kept quiet, records show


Text messages obtained by The Associated Press show Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, seen here at a new conference in June 2021, was informed within hours of the deadly 2019 arrest of Ronald Greene.

What Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards knew, when he knew it and what he did are questions in a civil rights investigation into a deadly arrest and whether police brass obstructed justice.

(Image credit: Hilary Scheinuk/The Advocate file photo via AP )

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