Ashley Judd A powerful piece written by a writer. “the right to keep” Private Bread

“My beloved mother, Naomi Judd, who had come to believe that her mental illness would only get worse, never better, committed suicide that day. The trauma of discovering and then holding her body in work haunts my nights,” Judd writes. “As my family and I continue to mourn our loss, the rampant and cruel misinformation that has spread about her death and our relationship with her stalks my days.

“The horror will only get worse if the details surrounding his death are released by Tennessee law which generally permits the release of police reports, including family interviews, of closed investigations,” she continues.

Judd She She remembers being interviewed the day her mother died.

“I never thought to ask my own questions, including: Is your body camera turned on? Am I being audio recorded again? Where and how will what I share be stored, used, and updated? available to the public?” Judd writes.

“Family members who have lost a loved one are often re-victimized by laws that can expose their most private moments to the public,” she wrote. “Immediately after a heartbreaking tragedy, when we are in a state of acute shock, trauma, panic and distress, the authorities come forward to speak to us.

CNN reached out to the rep and discussed their concerns. Judd For a comment.

Representative from the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office in Tennessee Refer CNN to attorney Courtney King for comment.

“While we disagree with certain statements made in Ms. Judd’s essay, we do not discuss issues that are the subject of ongoing litigation,” the attorney for KingAn Williamson County told CNN .

Judd She She writes that her family has filed an objection to the release of her mother’s murder investigation files. “deep sympathy for Vanessa Bryant and all the families who have had to endure the anguish of a legal leak or public disclosure of the most intimate and raw details surrounding a death.

She’s We Now, they call on lawmakers to intervene.

“I hope that leaders in Washington and state capitals will provide basic protections for those involved in the police response to mental health emergencies,” she wrote. “These emergencies are tragedies, not water for public spectacle.”

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