- May 31, 2009
- In news
Personal Injury Attorney Samer Habbas was recently hired in an excessive force case against the Riverside police.
Acevedo’s family has hired attorney Samer Habbas to begin investigating if excessive force was used.
Habbas said the preliminary report from the Riverside County coroner’s office showed Acevedo had been shocked twice and suffered multiple scratches and cuts on the head and face and multiple bruises and cuts to the arms and legs.
He called the incident tragic, saying that most of it happened in front of Acevedo’s girlfriend and mother and that he had a 2-year-old and 4-year-old.
Riverside police give version of man’s death while in in custody.