Police Says It Has Begun Investigation Into Former Chief  Justice’s Attack

The Liberia National Police has begun investigation into the incident that took place at the Brewerville home of former Chief Justice Gloria Musu Scott on Wednesday night, leading to the death of one of her children.

Madam Scott, who is now under appropriate police protection, reported some days ago in a radio interview that her family had experienced several attempts from suspected burglars to enter her home at night. This report led to an increase in police patrol in the area.

Preliminary findings from Wednesday night  incident which occurred about 9:30pm, as narrated by Madam Scott, revealed that a man who was part of a crew she hired to carry out some construction work at her residence remained hidden inside at the end of the work day, while his colleagues had retired for the day.

The man, who Former Chief Justice Scott said she had observed during the day of looking somewhat “strange”, attacked her family at night and killed one of her daughters when he was tackled.

The Preliminary investigation shows no evidence of a break-in.

The police is currently in search of the suspected robbers and urge the public to come forth with any information that will aid its investigation.

A social media post issued by the LNP said.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.
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