Ex-cop Robert Olsen, who fatally shot naked and unarmed mentally ill black veteran, Anthony Hill, pleaded not guilty to charges against him.
On March 9, 2015, officer Robert Olsen fatally shot Anthony Hill, who was wandering, with no pants on, outside an apartment complex in Chamblee, Georgia, near Atlanta. Hill was unarmed and did’t pose any serious threat to the officer, conversely he needed medical help and care.
Olsen resigned and was indicted on murder charges, making false statements, violation of oath of office and aggravated assault in January 2016. But on Monday, June 6, he and his attorney, Don Samuel, appeared in court to plead not guilty of all the charges. The two left the court room, decling to make any further comments.
Anthony Hill, a 27-year-old U.S. Air Force veteran who served his nation to the fullest in Afghanistan, was believed to have had mental health issues caused by serious post-traumatic stress disorder.
Hill’s mother Carolyn Giummo, who was also present for the hearing said that the only thing she wants now is justice for her beloved son. She demanded that Olsen be held responsible for his crimes.
Even though Hill was unarmed, Olsen still used lethal force against him because he was black. And he has no remorse that he killed a man, who got ill while serving his country.
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