Thursday, November 03, 2016 11:45 AM

JURORS DELIBERATING INTO GUILT OF FORMER RED BANK OFFICER ACCUSED OF ASSAULT

Mark Kaylor Mark Kaylor Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press. Jurors are now deciding whether a former Red Bank police officer used excessive force during a traffic stop in April 2014. They began deliberations around 10:30 a.m. after listening to closing arguments in the Mark Kaylor trial this morning in Hamilton County Criminal Court. For three days, they have listened to prosecutors square off against Kaylor's defense attorney, Lee Davis. Prosecutors say Kaylor used excessive force when he rushed into a struggle with other Red Bank officers and punched Candido Medina-Resendiz seven times in the arm and face. Medina-Resendiz, 26, needed surgery afterwards to repair a fractured eye socket and continues to wears a titanium plate for support. "When [Kaylor] was on top of that man with his hands behind his back, he wanted a trial by combat," prosecutor Kevin Brown said. "He punched him in the face seven times and broke the bone under his bone. Think about how much force that takes." During his final approach to jurors, Brown urged them to watch the dashcam footage and decide for themselves whether the situation was de-escalating when Kaylor started landing blows. "We've talked about how these situations are ...

News source: Times Free Press

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