Trial to begin today in wrongful-death lawsuit filed against Benton officer who fatally shot teen in 2016

Parents’ wrongful-death lawsuit had been dismissed two times by judge

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --5/22/17-- Piper Partridge with a photo of her son, Keagan Schweikle, 17, who was shot and killed by the Benton Police Department.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --5/22/17-- Piper Partridge with a photo of her son, Keagan Schweikle, 17, who was shot and killed by the Benton Police Department.


Today, more than seven years after 17-year-old Keagan Schweikle was shot and killed by a Benton police officer as he held a gun to his own head, a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by his parents against the city of Benton is scheduled to go to trial.

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