Bakersfield man found not guilty for Christmas Eve murder
Suspect claimed self-defense
Last Updated: 168 days ago
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A man that shot and killed 21-year-old Jimmy Pollard last Christmas Eve was found not guilty of the murder.
The Kern County Superior Court jury found 26-year-old Roniele C. Delouth not guilty Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012.
The prosecution included a special circumstance allegation which subjected Delouth to the possibility of life prison without possibility of parole.
Delouth asserted self-defense.
The jury did however find Delouth guilty of the lesser charge of ex-felon in possession of a firearm.
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