Vanessa Marquez was in 2018 is shot and killed by the police, and now her mother, Delia McElfresh, to have the court's word that the police had not acted properly in the situation.
Therefore, she has on Wednesday sued South Pasadena and the city's police department. It writes several american media - including CNN and the Los Angeles Times.
the Prosecution service in the city came in march, that there was no reason to start a case against the officers, who according to the prosecution's assessment had acted by the book.
It is Delia McElfresh, however, does not agree, and therefore she will now have the right to assess the matter.
Vanessa Marquez was a regular part of the first three seasons in the 'Emergency room'. Photo credit: NBC
Skudepisoden happened when the police were called out to Vanessa Marquez' apartment to check for the actress, who had long struggled with mental problems.
Here they went into the apartment and found her in the bedroom, where she had a seizure. The police and a psychologist talked with her and should have informed her that they would tvangsindlægge her.
It made her supposedly to lose his temper and take a gun from his bag, and then she was shot by the police. Later it turned out that there was just talk about a gun.
She subsequently received first aid and was taken to hospital, where she died of her injuries.
the Lawyers believe, according to the Los Angeles Times, to the police among other things, had not a legal reason to remove Vanessa Marquez from the home in order to get her committed.
According to them, there were plenty of opportunities to handle the situation quietly, but the police instead chose to move strong in numbers into the building.
When she was shot, 'she did not front against the ushers, the ushers were in a safe distance from her, and no one was in danger to die or get seriously hurt', reads the documents, according to the Los Angeles Times.
- This is exactly the kind of deadly and unnecessary behavior of the police, which has led to so many here in the country now cries out for police reform, says Vick Sarmiento, who is one of the lawyers for Delia McElfresh, according to CNN.
Vanessa Marquez, who is best known for her role as Wendy Goldman in the 'Emergency room', was 49 years old.