UPDATED 1:33 PM PT – Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Two men have been faced with charges in connections with the murder of Chicago Police Officer Ella French. Authorities announced on Monday, 21-year-old Emonte Morgan was charged with first degree murder of a peace officer and his brother, 22-year-old Eric Morgan was charged with obstruction of justice.
This arrests occurred after French was fatally killed during a traffic stop when both her and another officer were fired upon. French’s partner has been in critical condition, but was reportedly improving.
CPD updates the media regarding the police investigation from 6300 S. Bell. https://t.co/wbvqfYm7YC
— Chicago Police (@Chicago_Police) August 9, 2021
According to reports, the brothers are expected in court this week.