California Cops Acquitted of Murdering Kelly Thomas
(FEDERALJACK) Two Orange County, Calif. police officers were found not guilty on Monday of killing homeless man Kelly Thomas. Former Fullerton Officer Manuel Ramos was charged with second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter, while former Corporal Jay Cicinelli was charged with involuntary manslaughter and excessive force. A third officer, Joseph Wolfe, will face trial in late January. Surveillance video shows the officers beating Thomas with their fists and the butts of their guns, and tasing him at least four times.