Carnaby's lawyer, Kenneth Brooten, said the fatal shooting, which occurred after Carnaby exited his car at the end of the chase, did not appear necessary.
"All of this has a smell factor," Brooten
also wants the Texas Rangers to examine the case and the FBI
to look at whether evidence has been tampered with.
A former chief counsel of the U.S. House Select Committee on Assassinations, Brooten met Carnaby several years ago and served as an attorney for the Houston branch of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers, which Carnaby headed.
"All of this other
stuff (about Carnaby's mysterious life) is all very interesting, but it is of no consequence when you consider a man is dead and he
died handcuffed and nobody tried to stop the bleeding or anything," Brooten
has no idea why his
friend and client ran from police, but he
has a difficult time believing HPD's account.
was being set up.
That's speculation only," he