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Georgia policeman convicted of assault, cleared of murder in 2015 shooting of unarmed black man

1 month ago   |   By National Post

A former Georgia police officer who shot an unarmed, naked black man to death in March 2015 was convicted on Monday of aggravated assault and violating his oath of office but found not guilty of murder, his defense lawyer said.
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Robert Olsen Found Not Guilty Of Murder In Killing Of Unarmed Naked Man

Robert Olsen Found Not Guilty Of Murder In Killing Of Unarmed Naked Man

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The former Georgia police officer was found guilty of aggravated assault and violating his oath of office.
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Former Georgia Officer Who Killed a Black Man Is Convicted, but Not of Murder

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

The former officer, Robert Olsen, was acquitted of murder charges, but was found guilty on lesser counts stemming from the fatal shooting of Anthony Hill, an unarmed Air Force veteran.
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