Kelly Thomas Memorial Set On Fire in Fullerton
Updated: Sep 7, 2020
Kelly's Corner, the unofficial memorial for Kelly Thomas at the Fullerton Transportation Center, was set on fire yesterday around 1:30. A witness to the crime flagged down a patrol officer in the area. Fullerton police later arrested Deborah Saltzen of Santa Ana for the crime. Kelly's Corner, of course, has existed ever since Thomas died after getting bludgeoned by Fullerton officers on July 5, 2011. A new bouquet of artificial flowers, a U.S. flag and "Change 4 Justice" print out taped to a bus sign at Kelly's Corner all got reduced to ashes by the fire.
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