NEW DETAILS ON KHQ.COM: Ex-Spokane Officer Moved To Out-Of-State Prison
NUPDATE: Former Spokane Police Officer Karl Thompson has been moved to a low security male prison in Arizona. He will serve the rest of his sentence there. Prior to Arizona he was at the Seatac Federal Prison for about a month.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Former Spokane police Officer Karl Thompson has been transferred to a federal prison outside Washington state.
Thompson was sentenced to more than four years in prison for using excessive force and lying to investigators in the death of Otto Zehm who was mistakenly suspected of theft.
A lawyer for Thompson wouldn't identify the prison to protect him from other inmates who may have a grudge against police.
Tuesday, May 21 2013 1:43 PM EDT2013-05-21 17:43:51 GMT
BREAKING NEWS - The Medical Examiner's Office has revised the death toll in the Moore, Oklahoma tornado from 91 people to at least 24 people.>>
UPDATE: Originally the death toll was reported to be 91 people and counting, however, the Medical examiner's office revised the death toll from the Oklahoma tornado to at least 24 people. A spokeswoman said Tuesday morning that she believes some victims were counted twice in the early chaos of the storm.>>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 3:31 PM EDT2013-05-21 19:31:19 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. >>
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. And when they did, the awesome amount of energy released over that city dwarfed the power of the atomic bomb that leveled Hiroshima. Meteorologists contacted by The Associated Press used real time measurements to calculate the energy released during the storm's life span of almost an hour.>>