FBI Investigating Cops' Fatal Beating of Mentally Ill Man

Lauri Apple · 07/30/11 12:59PM

The feds are now investigating the death of Kelly Thomas, a homeless, schizophrenic man who died earlier this month after being severely beaten by Fullerton, California police officers. If agents determine that Thomas' civil rights were violated, they'll send their info to the Department of Justice, who can file charges.

Police Beat 'Gentle' Homeless, Mentally Ill Man to Death

Lauri Apple · 07/26/11 10:04PM

This video, shot on July 5 by a student in Fullerton, California, ostensibly features the sounds of 37-year-old Kelly Thomas crying for his father while being Tased by police officers after he supposedly resisted arrest. Thomas was also beaten so badly that he was placed on life support. He died several days later.