June 15, 2024

Crime

Learn is accused of putting her boyfriend, Boston Police Officer John O’Keefe, along with her automobile and leaving him to die within the snow final 12 months.

Livestream of the listening to by way of NBC10 Boston.

The case in opposition to Karen Learn, the Mansfield girl accused of killing her Boston police officer boyfriend, is due again in court docket Friday morning for a listening to on a number of new motions.

Prosecutors say Learn struck John O’Keefe along with her automobile and left him to die within the snow whereas dropping him off at a fellow Boston police officer’s house in Canton on Jan. 29, 2022. Her legal professionals have argued that she is being framed, and that O’Keefe was truly overwhelmed to loss of life. 

Learn’s attorneys at the moment are asking the court docket to return $80,000 in bail cash and go away Learn free on private recognizance. The protection group can be requesting knowledge on Canton’s snow plows and information on a Google Nest digicam that the house owner, Brian Albert, allegedly owned however mentioned he had not but put in when O’Keefe died. 

Prosecutors, in the meantime, are asking for TV footage from interviews Learn gave to NBC’s “Dateline” and ABC’s “Nightline.” They’ve additionally filed a movement requesting safety footage from outdoors Learn’s mother and father’ house in Dighton from the day O’Keefe died. 

Investigators beforehand mentioned they spoke with Learn in her mother and father’ house that day and noticed her SUV parked outdoors with a shattered tail gentle.