Prosecutors Mull Domestic Violence Allegations Against Mel Gibson
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles’ district attorney says a review of domestic violence allegations against Mel Gibson is ongoing after a meeting between prosecutors and the actor’s attorneys.
The statement by District Attorney Steve Cooley didn’t indicate when prosecutors will decide whether to pursue charges against the Academy Award winner. Gibson’s ex-girlfriend, Oksana Grigorieva claims the actor-director struck her during a fight in January 2010.
Cooley says Gibson’s attorneys presented information about the accusations during Tuesday’s meeting. His statement didn’t address Gibson’s allegations that Grigorieva attempted to extort him.
KNX 1070’s Pete Demetriou reports officials also believe Grigorieva or someone close to her was trying to extort money from Gibson.
The former couple have been locked in a bitter custody dispute over their infant daughter for months.
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