A careful review of more than four dozen surveillance cameras – including some hidden doorbell clocks – helped Chicago investigators reveal Jussie Smollett’s alleged hate speech, police said.
Police manager Edward Wodnicki recalled step by step how the police tracked down the two brothers, Abimbola and Olabinjo Osundairo, who said they were paid by the “Empire” star to help him bring his own hatred.
Cops threw up pictures from about 35 Chicago police “pod” cameras in Streeterville where Smollett lives and where the attack took place on January 29, as well as from more than 20 private cameras, including the hidden gadgets.
“I have to say it was super useful in this survey,” Wodnicki said at a press conference this week. “The city came together to investigate and help the police with this crime.”
“It was because of these podcasts, our technology investment, the City of Chicago and the great community support that gave us the other cameras that led us to a really solid timeline of where our two people of interest went,”
Police worked backwards to track Osundairo’s movements ̵
1; that the two stingy men fled on foot and then jumped into a cab after
The cabin was located and led the police to a critical piece of the puzzle: a car car that The duo was acclaimed for coming to the stage of the supposed attack.
“It was the management that we needed to identify the two people of interest,” said Wodnicki. “At that time we had a really good timeline for where these two people were went. “