*The Brooklyn widow who finally got so frustrated with NYPD officers forcing their way into her space and ransacking her apartment in an attempt to locate her husband, admits her agreement to the meager $10,000 settlement last week was to get them off her back, according to The Post.
Especially in light of the fact that her husband, James Jordan Sr., the man they continue to look for, passed away in 2006, according to the Brooklyn Federal Court lawsuit she filed last year.
Karen Fennell had become so exasperated at her failed attempts to convince the ransacking officers that her husband had died, she taped her husband’s Death Certificate, along with an obituary from his funeral services, to the front door in an effort to deter them from breaking in…again.
Fennell opted not to go through the grueling effects of a trial; with the city so vigorously fighting her lawsuit. Their defense was the officers didn’t know that Jordan Sr. had died.
SIDE BAR: No, this should probably read more like, “our officers didn’t BELIEVE that Jordan Sr. had died.”
After all, isn’t this why they kept forcing their way in, even as the widow was informing them of this? Continue reading