December 22, 2014 |
"Witness 40," indentified as Sandra McElroy by The Smoking Gun, provided grand jury testimony that was full of inconsistences and flat-out lies, according to the publication. And McElroy's actions may well have been inspired by her avowedly racist attitudes toward blacks, according to her social media activity.
Even more damning is the admisssion, by St. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch that he knew she was not present at the scene of the shooting, yet he decided to present witnesses who were “ clearly not telling the truth” to the grand jury. This prosecutorial misconduct, some legal experts say, could result in a new hearing for Darren Wilson, the former police officer who shot Michael Brown. According to Think Progress: