A 28-year-old mother was shot dead on May 11. Her boyfriend, the prime suspect, has been arrested and charged with second degree murder.
She had let it be known that she was being abused! Asia Davis, 28, was found shot dead, on May 11, on I-10, Mayo Boulevard, New Orleans. According to the members of the municipal council, this caregiver had attempted to report abuse of which she was a victim coming from her boyfriend, Henry Talley Jr., 44 years. Only the police are not intervened only 12 hours after his call. For his part, Henry Talley Jr was arrested and charged with murder in the second degree.
“You had a complaint from a victim, the deceased, of domestic violence, and these were complaints that were downgraded, which is why it took 12 hours to respond“, said JP Morrell, president of the city council, on Thursday, May 25. According Fox8liveAsia Davis is the sixth woman killed in New Orleans within a month. Police association lawyer and former police officer Eric Hessler says domestic violence complaints were a priority in the past. This when the police force had more personnel.
The suspect was previously convicted of homicide
Henry Talley Jr has already been convicted of murder. He notably murdered a 12-year-old boy in 1996. This earned him a life imprisonment sentence. Only he was released in 2021 after 25 years in prison. His release, he owes it to a decision of the Supreme Court regarding life sentences for minors. Henry Talley Jr is still incarcerated with a bail of $750,000 pending trial. The slow response to this case will also be subject to investigation. To be continued…