Tyler Perry sat down with TMZ Stay on Tuesday to debate the missing-person instances of Terrance Williams and Felipe Santos. The 2 males went lacking in Naples, Florida after being pulled over by Collier County Sheriff corporal Steven Calkins inside 4 months of one another in 2003 and 2004.
In line with USA As we speak, Perry and Benjamin Crump, a outstanding lawyer, filed a lawsuit alleging that Calkins is chargeable for the disappearance of each males. “It was time to press the civil matter in hopes that this lawsuit would carry out some form of proof that might result in legal convictions,” the filmmaker stated.
Perry believes that Calkins and folks near him know what occurred to Williams and Santos. He alleged that the previous cop thought he might get away with the disappearances as a result of each males are minorities. “It’s unsuitable for this man to place each of those individuals in his automobile in 2004… It’s like a jim crow lynching,” he asserted. “I can’t consider that is occurring in America.”
The Hollywood mogul received concerned with the instances in 2013 and initially provided a $100,000 reward for data to assist discover Williams and Santos. By doubling the reward and submitting a lawsuit, Perry hopes to come up with data or data that will not have been made public in the previous 15 years.