Her attorney calls the photo: “hideous.”
For months, Investigative Reporter Lauren Trager has been digging into serious questions raised by the picture, questions about an officer’s conduct and the handling of evidence.
On August 8, 2016, Kim Staton’s son, 28-year-old Omar Rahman, was found dead in a home in Pine Lawn. The North County Police Cooperative responded. The Medical Examiner has since ruled it an accidental drug overdose. But Staton says ever since her son’s death, she’s heard little from police.
“I really don’t know, actually, what happened to my son,” she said.
Now she says she’s hurt even more. Weeks after Rahman’s death, a photo, appearing to depict the scene of her son’s death, was leaked out. The date; August 8, the date of Rahman’s death.