Caroline Ouko, mother of Irvo Otieno, holds a portrait of her son at the Dinwiddie Courthouse in Dinwiddie, Va., on Thursday, March 16, 2023. “He had found his thing — you know that feeling when you find your thing?” his mother Caroline Ouko told reporters Thursday. Otieno, who was 28, came to the U.S. from Kenya at the age of 4 but he “was as American as apple pie,” his mother said. Otieno’s mother tried to de-escalate the initial response from police officers, with the moment captured on a neighbor’s cellphone, Crump said. And my brother’s spirit is not done.”A distraught Ouko said that, “When they took my baby away ... they took him away from his brother.
Source: Standard Digital March 18, 2023 18:17 UTC