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Jackson couldn’t have killed himself: autopsy doc

Michael Jackson could not have caused his own death by self-administering a powerful sedative, the medic who carried out his autopsy said, as a graphic photo of the star’s corpse was released. Christopher Rogers, who examined the King of Pop’s body after his June 2009 death, said it was more likely…

2 Fullerton officers charged in death of Kelly Thomas

Orange Country District Attorney Tony Rackauckas announced Wednesday that he was charging two Fullerton, California police officers in the July 5 death of a mentally ill homeless man. Officer Manuel Ramos faces charges of second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter for allegedly killing Kelly Thomas. Police Cpl. Jay Cicinelli was charged…

Ex-Blackwater guard sentenced to 37 months for Afghan’s death

WASHINGTON — A former Blackwater security guard was sentenced to three years and one month in prison Tuesday for involuntary manslaughter in a Kabul shooting in 2009, the US Justice Department announced. Christopher Drotleff, 31, and Justin Cannon, 29, another former Blackwater employee, were convicted in March of involuntary manslaughter…

Fear and involuntary manslaughter: what is justice for Oscar Grant?

Back January of last year, America got a look, courtesy of a cell phone camera of a rider on a BART train in Oakland, CA, at the cold-blooded murder of a handcuffed, down-on-the-ground 22-year-old named Oscar Grant on a train platform. Yesterday, his assailant, transit officer Johannes Mehserle, was convicted…

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