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Family of Buffalo shooting victim turns to renowned civil rights attorney Ben Crump

At 86, Ruth Whitfield was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was killed at the Tops supermarket in Buffalo on Saturday.

Her family has retained Ben Crump, a civil rights attorney who represented the families of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, to represent them in future civil action.

Michael Mroziak of WBFO reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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