Gasps of astonishment and cries of unbelief could be heard in the courtroom, from those who had been watching the trial,when the verdict of “not guilty,” was read.
They couldn’t believe that two former Fullerton cops were being acquitted for the brutal beating death of a homeless man, Kelly Thomas.
Manuel Ramos was acquitted of second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the 2011 death of Thomas. Former Cpl. Jay Cicinelli was found not guilty of involuntary manslaughter and excessive force.
Here is a video of the actual incident. Warning…this video contains graphic content.
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