Seattle woman killed by police while children were home after reporting theft

Death of Charleena Lyles, a mother in Seattle who was reportedly pregnant, has sparked outrage over excessive police force against black Americans

Seattle police shot and killed a mother of four inside her apartment in the presence of her young children after she called law enforcement to report a burglary.

The death of 30-year-old Charleena Lyles, who police say was carrying a knife, has sparked outrage across the country, with critics decrying the shooting as another example of US law enforcement using excessive force against black Americans.

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