Watch this FFFF interview of Mark Turgeon, who says he witnessed the beating to death of Kelly Thomas by Fullerton police on July 5, 2011.
Here are the notable claims:
- The police officers were shouting “stop resisting” while the homeless man lay still and cried out for his dad.
- There was video taken by a local real estate agent, but the police wanted to look at it and now nobody knows where it went.
- The beating was very bloody, went on for 10 or 15 minutes and stopped when man went silent.
- The man was Tasered several times during the beating
- Approximately 50 people witnessed the beating, but they were reluctant to give police a statement on what they saw.