A Former Minneapolis Police Officer's Murder Conviction For Killing An Australian Woman Has Been Reversed

A Former Minneapolis Police Officer's Murder Conviction For Killing An Australian Woman Has Been Reversed

A Former Minneapolis Police Officer's Murder Conviction For Killing An Australian Woman Has Been Reversed Mohamed Noor was convicted in 2019 of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the killing of Justine Ruszczyk Damond. The Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed the third-degree murder conviction of Mohamed Noor, a former Minneapolis police officer who was found guilty of shooting and killing an unarmed Australian woman in 2017. Noor was convicted in 2019 of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for the fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, and sentenced to 12-and-a-half years in prison. At the time, he was the first police officer in Minnesota convicted in an on-duty shooting in decades. The Minnesota Supreme Court said in its ruling that the third-degree murder conviction cannot be sustained in Noor's case …
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