White Mississippi Police Officer Charged with Killing Black Mother

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A white police officer from Mississippi has been charged with the murder of a Black mother.

Matthew Kinne, a police officer with the Oxford Police Department, was charged with the murder of 32-year-old Dominque Clayton, WHBQ-TV reported. Clayton was in her home alone on Saturday, May 18, while her four children were with their uncle for the night, according to the news station. Clayton’s 8-year-old son found her dead on Sunday morning.

Officials told WHBQ-TV that Clayton was shot in the back of the head. Her sister, Shyjuan Clayton, told the news station that Clayton was having an affair with Kinne, who is married and has a family. Shyjuan said Kinne had become possessive.

“She was having an affair with Matt, the police officer with OPD,” Shyjuan told WHBQ-TV. “[He was] real possessive and stalking her… kept sneaking in her house I guess he did this so he…

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