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Noor Guilty

Post by Jered » Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:42 pm

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Minneapolis (CNN)Former Minneapolis Police Officer Mohamed Noor was found guilty Tuesday of third-degree murder and manslaughter for fatally shooting Justine Ruszczyk while responding to her 911 call.
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Re: Noor Guilty

Post by scipioafricanus » Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:45 pm

Proper charges?
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Re: Noor Guilty

Post by Weetabix » Wed May 01, 2019 5:31 pm

Stately McDaniel Manor (a generally interesting read) has been covering this since the beginning.

I'm a bit surprised he was convicted in MN. They're generally kookie, but I think they got this one right. Based on all I read, it's pretty hard to imagine they'd do differently, but you never know with a jury.
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Re: Noor Guilty

Post by Langenator » Wed May 01, 2019 8:55 pm

The one thing I don't get is how they convicted on both 3rd degree murder (which doesn't even exit under Texas law) AND manslaughter. The manslaughter I get "recklessly causes the death of an individual." Based on the limited amount I know about the case, that seems to be the right fit under the law.

Any MN cops or lawyers want to weigh in?
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