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Botham Jean’s supporters march to the Dallas Cowboys game in protest against the killing of

Officer Amber Guyger was indicted for manslaughter, in killing the Bothan Jean in Dallas.

(AP, File)

Activists were looking for the upset of the Dallas Cowboys home opener on Sunday with a demonstration to protest against a white police officer who said that they killed a black neighbor, who lived above her because they mistook his apartment for her own.

Lee Merritt, the attorney for the family of Botham Jean, led the symbolic funeral procession which included organised buses, at least a hearse, coffins, and a motorcade.

As Fox 4 reported, the protesters demanded that the officer be dismissed on the accusation of murder instead of manslaughter. Additional protesters, who were not in Merritt, the group were arrested later for blocking the road around the stadium, the news station added.

Protest at at&T Stadium pic.twitter.com/lu5VsGQByv

— Allison Harris (@AllisonFox4News) September 16, 2018

The lawyers for the Jean family have criticised the handling of the investigation, stating that the Officer Amber Guyger is given preferential treatment. They also criticized Guyger’s version of events, saying: it is meant to portray her actions in the best light.

NEW: Arlington Police say several protesters, separated from the original group associated with Lee Merritt, were arrested for blocking the roadway around the AT&T Stadium. Again — apart from the protest, we are covered. Police say they came after.

— Allison Harris (@AllisonFox4News) September 17, 2018

Guyger, 30, booked on a first charge of murder in the Sept. 6 killing of the 26-year-old, whose funeral was this past Thursday, exactly a week after the deadly encounter.

Guyger told the researchers that they parked on the wrong floor of her building after returning from work late in the night, and they mistakenly entered Jean’s apartment, which was right above her third-floor unit.

Botham Jean family lawyer Lee Merritt is leading people from Friendship West Baptist Church AT&T Stadium for a demonstration. pic.twitter.com/7ogeOOlFRG

— Allison Harris (@AllisonFox4News) September 16, 2018

She said it was dark inside, and she thought that Jean was a burglar, and that they shot him after he didn’t obey her verbal commands.”

The officer also said that she realized that she was not in her house, after they had shot him and turned the light on.

The protest is also in the name of the 24-year-old O’Shae Terry, who was shot and killed by an Arlington police officer during a traffic stop on him. 1. Body camera video showed the officer, whose name has not been released in public, the firing of shots at the SUV as Terry drove away.

Protesters said they led the march to AT&T Stadium the Cowboys “with us in the fight for justice.”

In August, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said his team the players are on the field for the national anthem for the matches of this season.

Taking a knee pic.twitter.com/rG1sFYbAKn

— Allison Harris (@AllisonFox4News) September 16, 2018

The team of the quarterback Dak Prescott was pilloried as a sell-off on social media after saying it is not the right time or place for NFL players to kneel down in protest during the national anthem. He later said he did not regret his words. He said that he “never” protests during the playing of the national anthem, noting that for him, it is a time for reflection.

During the 2016-17 season, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started to kneel down during the national anthem, as part of a protest against police brutality.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Frank Miles is a reporter and editor related geopolitical, military, crime, technology, and sports for FoxNews.com. His e-mail is Frank.Miles@foxnews.com.

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