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Friday, September 3, 2021

Family of late Daytona Beach police officer files $5 million lawsuit against accused killer

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The family of Jason Raynor is suing his accused killer for $5 million.

The Daytona Beach police officer died last month after being shot in the head in July. Bodycam footage shared by the police department showed Raynor approaching a man seated in a parked car. The two men argued before getting into a scuffle as Raynor attempted to force him to sit down. The clip ended after Raynor was shot and fell to the ground.

A manhunt eventually found the man accused of killing Raynor, Othal Wallace. Wallace has pleaded not guilty to a charge of attempted first-degree murder. Raynor's family is suing Wallace claiming wrongful death, intention infliction of distress and assault and battery.

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