• Judge rules against 3rd trial for US agent in fatal shooting

    4 days ago - By National Post

    HONOLULU - A U.S. State Department agent who shot and killed a man in a Hawaii fast-food restaurant cannot be tried a third time, a U.S. judge ruled Friday.
    Hawaii prosecutors may not proceed with a retrial against Special Agent Christopher Deedy, U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu ruled.
    Deedy was in Honolulu providing security for the 2011 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit. After bar-hopping with friends on his first night in Waikiki, Deedy fatally shot Kollin Elderts during an altercation in a McDonald's.
    A 2013 murder trial ended in a hung jury. A second jury in 2013...
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  • Judge rules against 3rd trial for US agent in fatal shooting

    4 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    HONOLULU - A U.S. judge in Hawaii says a federal agent can't be tried a third time for shooting and killing a man in a Waikiki McDonald's restaurant. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson ruled Friday that Hawaii prosecutors may not proceed with a retrial against U.S. State Department Special Agent Christopher Deedy. Watson's ruling...
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