RANDALLSTOWN, Md. - The family of slain teenager Christopher Brown has formally requested the FBI to look at the case.
In the minutes following the announcement that Baltimore County Police Officer James Laboard was charged with manslaughter for killing the teen earlier this month, family attorney Russell Neverdon told the media he would ask for a third party to investigate.
The Brown family believes Officer Laboard received special treatment because he was a county police officer.
They day Laboard should have been charged with second degree murder for the homicide of their 17 year old.
Neverdon says the FBI has received the request.
It could take nearly 30 days for the feds to reply.
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