"He dedicated his whole life to the people of Detroit and now they trying to pin a murder on him," said Bernard Kilpatrick as he headed into Norman Yatooma's office to give a deposition in the federal lawsuit filed by the family of a murdered exotic dancer.
Bernard Kilpatrick is the father of Kwame Kilpatrick, the former Mayor of Detroit, who is named in the lawsuit along with the City of Detroit. The family of Tamara Greene is alleging that City officials covered up the investigation into her 2003 murder.
For years it's been rumored that Greene danced at a party at the Manoogian mansion and was allegedly assaulted by Carlita Kilpatrick when she unexpectedly showed up. The Kilpatricks have maintained that there was never any wild party or assault.
Today, Bernard Kilpatrick was asked how he feels about the deposition. He responded, "Terrible. It's a travesty." He went on to say, "There's no reason for me to be here. There was no party so these greedy so and so's are trying to get some money because they seen it happen."
Bernard Kilpatrick accused the Father of Tamara Greene's son of trying to profit off of her murder saying he's "pimping that little boy" for money.
"You think of the psychological damage they doing to this young boy dragging him around to depositions," said Kilpatrick.
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