Manuel Jamines inquiry complete--Zac Champommier inquiry barely undeway
Open and shut cases.
In one of the most stunning failures of local media thus far in this twenty-first century, the whole cause celebre of the shooting of drunken Guatemalan day laborer Manuel Jamines last September has tightly wrapped up its inquiry before the public has even learned the name of the law enforcement officers involved in the killing of honor student Zac Champommier late last June.
The disgrace of the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Daily News and LA Weekly in failing to put adequate pressure on the Sheriff's Department to release details or even the names of the Sheriffs and DEA agents involved in the killing of honor student Champommier, even while the entirety of the Jamines inquiry has been conducted, only compounds as journalists chase various noisemakers and continue to ignore the story of Zac.
UPDATE: The site Justice for Zac publishes the names of law enforcement involved in the killing, and adds, "As it stands now, Zac's family has yet to see a single report from either the Sheriff's department or from the District Attorney's Office."
EARLIER: Carol Champommier RIFed, In Memoriam Zac Champommier, Kids Disclose Name of Man Deputies Shot and Killed, More Questions in Killing of Recent Granada High Grad