Border agent not guilty of involuntary manslaughter in Mexican boy's death

Arizona jury find Lonnie Swartz not guilty of the involuntary manslaughter but didn’t decide on voluntary manslaughter

An Arizona jury has acquitted a US border patrol agent of manslaughter in the shooting of a 16-year old Mexican boy José Antonio Elena Rodríguez through a border fence, another loss for federal prosecutors in the second trial over the 2012 killing.

Jurors in Tucson found Lonnie Swartz not guilty of the involuntary manslaughter but didn’t come to a decision on voluntary manslaughter.

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Source: theguardian