New evidence has persuaded Los Angeles County prosecutors to drop murder charges against a U.S. Open tennis umpire.
Lois Goodman, 70, had been accused of bludgeoning her 80-year-old husband, Alan, with a coffee mug, and then fatally stabbing him with the broken mug's shards at their California home in April.
"We received additional information regarding the case," Sandi Gibbons of the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said Friday. "Based upon this information, we announced that we are unable to proceed with the case at this time. The court granted our request to dismiss the case without prejudice."
Well that tells you alot, sheesh!
So. Pardon the pun, this Alan Goodman got mugged. Literally.
I'm 58. If my wife ever gets the idea to mug me, I hope she don't use the one with Bugs Bunny on it. I love that mug so much.
CNN's blocking me again.
Dismissed without prejudice. Doesnt that mean they could charge her again later for the same chrime?
wonder what umpire made that call...
Lol @ PT, was that Yep! an answer to my question?
Yes...It's a prosecution trick to avoid the defendant's right to a speedy trial among other reasons like insufficient evidence or the probability of a not guilty verdictat trial.
Not the real me @ l0:30 either and not banasy after. and not dazzle before either! Ty PT, thats exactly what i figured, which means they charged her without enough evidence to support the charge.
fake superman also.
No Frank your comments came thru, I like Bugs bunny too.
Chrissy: Being charged with the same crime twice? I think that's the law of Double Jepeordy
Well, good luck with a fair trial after CNN's open forum...
@ JF, i did some research on that and you would be correct if her case was dismissed WITH prejudice.
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