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Years of appeals possible before third trial for Deedy

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 2011

    Christopher Deedy (right):

    The State Department employee faces manslaughter charges.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Thomas M. Otake, Christopher Deedy’s attorney, said an appeal of the Hawaii Supreme Court’s decision “could take years.”

State Department employee Christopher Deedy on Thursday appeared headed for a third trial in the shooting death of Kollin Elderts six years ago at a Waikiki McDonald’s, but it could take years of appeals before Deedy ends up in an Oahu courtroom facing manslaughter charges. Read more

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