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Prosecutors could backpedal if Deedy goes for a third trial

The state limited its choices by originally arguing against manslaughter, experts say

By Rob Perez

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 16, 2014

~~<p>If Christopher Deedy faces a third trial for the fatal shooting of a Kailua man in 2011, prosecutors likely will argue that the evidence proves beyond a reasonable doubt that he is guilty of manslaughter &mdash; even though they have repeatedly said the facts don't support such a finding.</p>
<p>Manslaughter and assault are the only options left after a jury Thursday found the U.S. State Department special agent not guilty of murder in the shooting death of Kollin Elderts in a Waikiki McDonald's restaurant in November 2011.</p>
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If Christopher Deedy faces a third trial for the fatal shooting of a Kailua man in 2011, prosecutors likely will argue that the evidence proves beyond a reasonable doubt that he is guilty of manslaughter — even though they have repeatedly said the facts don't support such a finding.

Manslaughter and assault are the only options left after a jury Thursday found the U.S. State Department special agent not guilty of murder in the shooting death of Kollin Elderts in a Waikiki McDonald's restaurant in November 2011. Login for more...



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