Report Reveals Conflict in Officer Accounts of Steven Askew’s Death


Memphis Police officers Matthew Dyess and Ned Aufdenkamp changed their stories about what happened the night the pair shot and killed 24-year-old Steven Askew on January 17th, 2013, according to documents obtained by the Askew family attorney.

According to a witness statement from Memphis Police officer Christy Drew, who filed the police report on the scene that night, Aufdenkamp informed her that “he noticed a weapon in [Askew’s] lap. Officer Aufdenkamp then advised that the man pointed the weapon at him and fired a shot.…

News Blog, Memphis Flyer via http://www.memphisflyer.com/NewsBlog/archives/2015/08/14/report-reveals-conflict-in-officer-accounts-of-steven-askew-death

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