Saturday, November 17, 2012

Officer Sentenced: Beat Mentally Ill Man to Death

All he wanted was a Snickers bar. Instead, the mentally ill janitor (pictured) was beaten to death by police. Officer Karl F. Thompson Jr., 65, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Fred Van Sickle to four years and three months for his role in the 2006 death of Otto Zehm, a mentally disabled janitor who was killed after being erroneously suspected of stealing money from an ATM.

Read more at the article entitled "Otto Zehm Beating: Officer Karl F. Thompson Jr. Sentenced in the Beating Death of a Man With Mental Disabilities," by Huffington Post, dated November 16, 2012.

It is seldom that a week goes by without another beating or shooting death by police officers who kill mentally ill Americans. The mentally ill need DOG JUSTICE. Thank you for your interest in police brutality cases involving America's most vulnerable citizens. Thank you for giving ASSISTANCE TO THE INCARCERATED MENTALLY ILL.

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