Intense courtroom battle over officer’s death as taillight evidence takes center stage

Canton, Massachusetts – The trial of Karen Read, accused of hitting her Boston police officer boyfriend, John O’Keefe, with her SUV and leaving him in a snowbank, entered its sixth week on Thursday. O’Keefe’s death in a suburb of Boston has led to a highly publicized case, with Read pleading not guilty to second-degree murder and other charges. Prosecutors argue that Read dropped O’Keefe off at a house party, hit him while making a three-point …

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