Jussie Smollett's assault case to face grand jury in coming week
Jussie Smollett's assault case will be coming up in front of grand jury in the coming week.
According to TMZ, the two brothers who were initially arrested in over Jussie's assault are said to be living somewhere in Chicago under the watchful eyes of the police. The gist is that the police do not want people to get in touch with them.
TMZ also reports that the apartment of the two Nigerians which was searched by the cops had some suspicious evidence like torn magazine pages which is been suspected to have been used to send the threat notes to Jussie Smollett.
Sources close to TMZ says the police believes the brothers purchased the rope that was around Jussie's neck after the incident, there is no surveillance video at the hardware store because it erases after a week.
The source also reports the police thinks there have been red flags since the beginning of the investigation. For example, the police were surprised that when Jussie took them to the crime scene, he was able to show them the camera located at the spot where he was attacked.
This is coming barely a week after the police searched the apartment of the two Nigerian brothers where reported to be the persons of interest.
Police raids home of persons of interest in Jussie Smollett's assault case
The police in the United States of America are questioning the two people of interest involved in the assault case on Jussie Smollett. According to TMZ, the two men who are of Nigerian heritage were said to have flown out of the country the night after the attack on the Empire star. However, the said men returned to the US on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.
The police then took a swipe on the residence of the two men and a number of items of special interest including 5 bottles of bleach, a red hat, 2 laptops, and others were seized by the police.
The two Nigerians are said to have been extras on the TV series Empire. Chicago PD has confirmed that the 2 men taken in for questioning are the same men in the surveillance video screen grab. The PD confirms transportation records, along with interviews with Jussie and other witnesses, led to the ID of the 2 men.
Police release photos of persons of interest in the alleged assault on Jussie Smollet
In the wake of the assault on 'Empire' star, Jussie Smollett, the police have released photos of two people of interest who might have questions to answer. PEOPLE reports that the police has released photographs of two people they wish to question in relation to the alleged assault on Jussie Smollett.
The Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi released an update on the case, revealing how investigators have acquired footage that could lead to the arrests of the Empire actor’s assailants.
"Photos of people of interest who were in area of the alleged assault & battery of Empire cast member,” Guglielmi tweeted on Wednesday evening alongside the photos of the figures, both wearing dark clothing, walking side-by-side.
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