‘Amir Locke’s life mattered… I promise to conduct a fair and thorough review guided by accountability and transparency’

Attorney General Keith Ellison statement on death of Amir Locke

February 4, 2022 (SAINT PAUL) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison issued the following statement about the death of Amir Locke and partnering with the Hennepin County Attorney’s office: 

"Amir Locke's life mattered. He was only 22 years old and had his whole life ahead of him. His family and friends must now live the rest of their lives without him. 

"I promise the Locke family and all Minnesotans that we will work with the Hennepin County Attorney's Office to conduct a fair and thorough review of the BCA investigation and that we will be guided by the values of accountability and transparency.  

"To protect the integrity of the investigation, only limited informational statements will be released until the conclusion of the investigation."