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Former WVC Cop Charged With Manslaughter Makes Initial Court Appearance

THAT FORMER WEST VALLEY CITY POLICE OFFICER -- CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER, FOR SHOOTING A WOMAN DURING A DRUG INVESTIGATION -- MADE A BRIEF COURT APPEARANCE TUESDAY.

SHAUN COWLEY, 33, LEFT THE COURTROOM QUICKLY... REFUSING COMMENT.

PROSECUTORS SAY COWLEY FIRED -- AT UNARMED DANIELLE WILLARD, 21, AS SHE BACKED HER CAR UP -- DURING A 2012 DRUG INVESTIGATION.

HE CLAIMS HIS LIFE WAS IN DANGER... BUT PROSECUTORS SAY HE WAS STANDING ON THE SIDE OF THE CAR.

COWLEY WAS RELEASED -- FROM THE SALT LAKE COUNTY JAIL, LAST MONTH -- AFTER POSTING $10,000 BAIL.

 

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