Thirty miles from where Nathaniel Julies was murdered, Tshepiso Adoons, a 22-year-old with psychiatric disabilities, is shot and killed by police in Tembisa, South Africa

(Tembisa, South Africa). On Monday, September 7, 2020, the mother of Tshepiso Adoons, called the police to assist her in getting psychiatric help for her 22-year-old son, Tshepiso Adoons. Instead the police shot and killed him in his home when he hid from the police. An investigation into his death in ongoing. More of the story here.


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