Tony Rackauckas, District Attorney
401 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701
For Immediate Release
Case # 11CF2575
May 9, 2012
Susan Kang Schroeder
Chief of Staff
WHO: Manuel Anthony Ramos, 38, and Jay Patrick Cicinelli, 40
WHAT: The preliminary hearing in the case involving the beating-death of 37-year-old Kelly Thomas on July 5, 2011, by Fullerton Police Department Officers Ramos and Cicinelli concluded today, May 9, 2012. The case has been bound over for trial on all charges and the defendants will be arraigned on the information at their next court date.
WHEN: May 22, 2012, at 9:00 a.m.
WHERE: Department C-5, Central Justice Center, Santa Ana
For additional information on this case, please visit www.orangecounty.com and select the Sept. 21, 2011, press release titled, “OCDA Charges Two Fullerton Police Officers for the Beating-Death of 37-Year-Old Homeless Man,” from Press Releases/Media Advisories.