After five weeks of testimony, it's now up to a jury to decide whether two former Fullerton, Calif., police officers should be found guilty of beating homeless Kelly Thomas to death in 2011.
From the Associated Press:
A jury has started deliberations in the case of two police officers accused in the death of a homeless man who died after a violent struggle during his arrest in California.
The jury got the case Thursday after closing arguments ended in the five-week trial.
Former Fullerton police officer Manuel Ramos has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter.
Former police corporal Jay Cicinelli has pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter and excessive force.
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