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Man killed by LAPD officers on skid row was Cameroonian national, feds say
Man killed by LAPD officers on skid row was Cameroonian national, feds say

Federal immigration officials said Wednesday that the homeless man shot and killed by Los Angeles police on skid row was a Cameroonian national but provided no other details about the man's true identity. Authorities had initially used fingerprints to identify the man as Charley Saturmin Robinet, the name he was using when he was convicted of a 2000 bank robbery in Thousand Oaks. But French officials came forward late Tuesday and said Robinet is a law-abiding citizen who is "alive and well in France." The man killed during Sunday's altercation with LAPD officers, they said, had stolen Robinet's identity and used it to acquire a French passport to come to the U.S....

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