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Kelly Thomas Verdict: Police Officers Found Not Guilty

On Monday, Jan. 13, former Fullerton, CA police officers Manuel Ramos and Jay Cicinelli were found not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges related to the beating death of homeless schizophrenic Kelly Thomas. Charges that were to be filed against a third officer will no longer be pursued due to the acquittal. While Ramos was found not guilty of …

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Kelly Thomas: Cops Acquitted Of Beating To Death Homeless Man

A jury acquitted two former Fullerton police officers Monday in the death of Kelly Thomas. Charges against a third officer, Joseph Wolfe, who was charged with involuntary manslaughter, were also dropped. Kelly Thomas was a homeless, schizophrenic man who died after a violent confrontation with law enforcement officers in Fullerton, California in 2011. Manuel RamosĀ and Jay Cicinelli had been charged …

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Kelly Thomas Verdict A “Miscarriage Of Justice”

Kelly Thomas, the California homeless man who was beaten to death by police officers in 2011 during an altercation, is the subject of quite a bit of controversy this week after the former officers were found not guilty. The charges–second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter charges against Manuel Ramos and involuntary manslaughter and excessive force charges against Jay Cicinelli–were rejected on …

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