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Cop said Kelly Thomas gave him 'fight of his life,' witness says
Cop said Kelly Thomas gave him 'fight of his life,' witness says

A crime scene investigator testified Wednesday that two Fullerton police officers seemed exhausted and shaken after a violent encounter with a mentally ill homeless man who died days after being beaten by the policemen. Dawn Scruggs, a veteran forensic specialist, said one of the officers involved in the clash, Manuel Ramos, told her immediately after the incident that it had been “the fight of his life.” The former officers, Ramos and Jay Cicinelli, are now standing trial in the death of Kelly Thomas. Ramos is charged with second-degree murder; Cincinelli is charged with involuntary manslaughter. Scruggs, testifying in the third day of the trial, said that when she arrived...

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