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Judge Ahn Denies Deedy’s Motions to Dismiss

On April 20, 2015 a hearing was held on Chris Deedy’s motions to dismiss all charges in his upcoming September, 2015 trial. Judge Ahn denied the first of four motions, known as the Moriwake motion, arguing that it was in the public’s interest to try the case again and saying it is also likley that…

The Current Status of Chris Deedy’s Case – April 2015

A hearing on dismissal motions in Chris Deedy’s trial is scheduled for April 20, 2015. Chris’ second trial ended on August 14th, with the jury finding him not guilty of murder by way of self defense.  Unfortunately, the acquittal will not mean the end of Chris’s battles in that courtroom.  During the final phase of the…

Chris Deedy’s Second Trial Has Begun

Opening statements were given by the prosecution and defense today, followed by witness testimony from one of Elderts’ friends. The media is reporting that the opening statements were consistent with those of the previous trial–the prosecution claims Chris’ actions were guided by power and alcohol, while the defense asserts that Chris was acting as a…

Chris Deedy’s Motion to Dismiss Denied

The Honolulu Star Advertiser reported today that Chris Deedy’s motion to dismiss his charges was denied by Judge Ahn. Deedy’s request to dismiss murder charge denied By Nelson Daranciang http://www.staradvertiser.com/news/breaking/20140623_Judge_turns_down_Deedys_request_to_dismiss_murder_charge.html POSTED: 02:19 p.m. HST, Jun 23, 2014 LAST UPDATED: 02:23 p.m. HST, Jun 23, 2014 A state judge has refused U.S. State Department special agent…