Patterson family asks for federal investigation into Sunday's incident
Saturday marked the funeral for the opposite man who was killed in Sunday’s incident, forty nine-yr-previous Eddie Patterson was laid to relaxation at Kingdom Authority Church in downtown Rockford.
Whereas the night was crammed with tears and somber tales remembering Patterson, it was additionally an opportunity for the household to induce the group for what they are saying is a good investigation.
Patterson’s household and Kingdom Authority Church are collectively asking for a federal investigation into what occurred on Sunday.
Round 1 a.m., forty nine-yr previous Patterson died throughout a visitors cease. A Rockford Police Officer additionally died.
The incident is presently underneath investigation by the Winnebago-Boone Integrity Activity Pressure.
Nevertheless, Patterson’s household and Kingdom Authority say need a extra thorough outdoors investigation to happen to keep away from bias.
In a speech at Patterson’s funeral, Pastor Melvin Brown says what occurred was a horrible tragedy for each households and each need to know the reality of what occurred.
Pastor Brown says the household of Patterson has an lawyer. They’re planning a march on Monday from Kingdom Authority to Rockford Metropolis Corridor.