Ambler, 40, died in March 2019 after a car chase that started in Williamson County and ended in the nearby city of Austin. During the arrest, Ambler can be heard on body camera footage telling sheriff’s deputies several times he couldn’t breathe.
But there was also additional video from the A&E reality show “Live PD,” that accompanied officers on the chase. A&E has said the footage never aired and that the network and its producers were never “asked for the footage or an interview by investigators from law enforcement or the district attorney’s office.”
The lawsuit, filed in federal court in the Western District of Texas, Austin Division, names Ambler’s parents, Javier and Maritza Ambler, Amber’s two heirs, J.R.A. and J.A.A., and the mother of J.A.A, Michele Beitia, as plaintiffs.
The complaint alleges that Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody allowed the A&E show “Live PD” to film his officers at … Read More