Ohio patient charged with murder in hospital death

Associated Press A grand jury has indicted a Cleveland man in the beating death of a partially paralyzed patient he shared a room with at a rehabilitation hospital. Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason said Thursday that 41-year-old Rudy Litto IV was indicted on charges of murder, felonious assault and vandalism. Litto allegedly attacked 69-year-old Danny … Continue reading

Lawsuit: Union tells cops to “lie” about beatings

WKYC CLEVELAND — A lawsuit filed today¬†claims Cleveland police use excessive force on suspects and then “routinely lie” about their conduct with the “backing” and “at times direction” of their union president. Cleveland police officers use excessive force on suspects and then “routinely lie” about their conduct with the “backing” and “at times direction” of … Continue reading

Investigator Exclusive: Cleveland man compares alleged beating to Rodney King’s

WKYC “Some of the officers may have exhibited some inappropriate conduct that, if proven true, are severe consequences for that kind of action,” Cleveland Safety Director Martin Flask said. Flask confirmed that a police internal investigation is underway into the Jan. 1 incident. Henderson spoke exclusively with the Investigator Tom Meyer¬†inside the Cuyahoga County jail … Continue reading

Ohio Patient Charged With Murder in Hospital Death

ABC News By JoANNE VIVIANO Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio December 3, 2010 (AP) A Cleveland man who had just come out of a 27-day coma and “didn’t know where he was or who he was” was indicted Thursday on charges that he beat to death his partially paralyzed roommate at a rehabilitation hospital. Rudy Litto … Continue reading