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Tanya Brown-Dickerson, Brandon Tate-Brown’s mother. By former staff photographer Josh Albert.
By Austin Nolen
Just weeks before the case was to go to trial, Brandon Tate-Brown’s mother voluntarily withdrew the lawsuit she filed against Philadelphia Police for the shooting death of her son.
Tate-Brown was shot by police officer Nicholas Carrelli during a traffic stop in December 2014. In her lawsuit, Tate-Brown’s mother, Tanya Brown-Dickerson, alleged that officers were overly aggressive during the traffic stop and planted a gun to justify the shooting.
However, on September 13th, Brown-Dickerson filed a motion asking to voluntarily withdraw