Third Fullerton Police Officer Charged In Kelly Thomas Case

FULLERTON (CBSLA.com) — A third police officer has been charged Thursday in connection with the beating death of a schizophrenic transient last year.

Fullerton Police Officer Joe Wolfe was indicted on one felony count of involuntary manslaughter and excessive force.

Kelly Thomas, 37, died following a violent confrontation with six police officers who responded to the Fullerton Transportation Center on July 5, 2011 on reports of car burglaries.

Wolfe was terminated in May 2012.

Comments

One Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Los Angeles

KNX 1070 Newsradio
Play.It

Listen Live