RAMSEY COUNTY

Attorneys for St. Anthony Officer Charged in Castile Killing Wants Change of Venue

The judge says he hopes to rule by the end of the week

RAMSEY COUNTY, Minn. — Defense attorneys are pushing to move the manslaughter trial of a St. Anthony police officer charged with fatally shooting a black man last summer. Attorneys for officer Jeronimo Yanez argued in court that the officer cannot get a fair trial in Ramsey County, where Philando Castile was shot, because of pretrial publicity. The judge says he…

Attorneys for Officer Charged in Killing of Philando Castile Want Change of Venue

Yanez shot Castile seven times during a July traffic stop in Falcon Heights

  RAMSEY COUNTY, Minn. — Attorneys for the police officer charged with killing Philando Castile want a change of venue. They don’t think their client, St. Anthony Officer Jeronimo Yanez, can get a fair trial in Ramsey County. He has been charged with manslaughter. Yanez shot Castile seven times during a July traffic stop in Falcon Heights. Castile’s girlfriend streamed…