Friday, May 12, 2006
Congresswoman McKinney joined with the family Sheriff elect Derwin Brown to call on Governor Sonny Purdue to make available state funding as compensation to the Brown family. Sheriff - elect Brown was gunned down outside his home in December 2000. The murder of was planned and carried out by outgoing Sheriff Sidney Dorsey. Dorsey and two other DeKalb County Sheriff’s employees were convicted for their part in the assassination. The family is continuing to fight for justice in this matter.