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Former Fullerton police officer Manuel Ramos listens to closing arguments at his trial in Santa Ana

Former Fullerton police officer Manuel Ramos listens to closing arguments in the second degree murder case against him and fellow former officer Jay Cicinelli in Santa Ana, California January 9, 2014. Jurors began deliberating in the trial of two former California policemen Thursday in the 2011 beating death of Kelly Thomas that touched off protests and political upheaval in the Los Angeles suburb of Fullerton. REUTERS/Joshua Sudock/Pool (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW)

Ex-California policemen acquitted in beating death of homeless man

Yahoo News

Two former policemen were acquitted on Monday in the 2011 beating and stun-gun death of a mentally-ill California homeless man that touched off street protests and political upheaval in the Los Angeles suburb of Fullerton.

Ex-Fullerton police officers Manuel Ramos and Jay Cicinelli were found not guilty of all charges linked to the death of 37-year-old Kelly Thomas following a month-long trial, according to a spokeswoman for the Orange County District Attorney. (Reuters)

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