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Los Angeles County Pays $40,000 Damages to Assaulted Prisoner Informant Witness

The County of Los Angeles, California paid $40,000 to a prisoner who was badly beaten in the county jail upon returning from court, by friends of the defendant he had just testified against in a murder trial.

In November 2003, James Vensel, a Los Angeles County Jail prisoner, testified ...

 

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