No third trial for federal agent Christopher Deedy in 2011 fatal shooting of Kollin Elderts
By Nina Wu firstname.lastname@example.org
Nov. 16, 2021
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Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Steve Alm spoke during Monday’s news conference. The prosecutor’s office announced that the city will not pursue a third trial in the 2011 case involving Christopher Deedy and Kollin Elderts.
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Special Agent Christopher Deedy looked on in court during his retrial on July 31, 2014.
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In June 2020, prosecutors said the state would continue to pursue a trial for first-degree assault after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a case on whether Christopher Deedy should face a third trial, meaning they could not pursue a manslaughter charge against him. Above, Deedy, center, appeared for a court arraignment in 2011 with lawyer Brook Hart.