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Not-guilty plea in Castile death

Feb 28, 2017 - Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

The police officer charged with fatally shooting Philando Castile last summer in Falcon Heights pleaded not guilty on Monday, while his attorney said he will request that the trial be moved.

Jeronimo Yanez, on leave from the St. Anthony Police Department, entered his plea to manslaughter and other charges in Ramsey County District Court.

During Yanez's appearance, a hearing was scheduled for April 3, as well as a tentative starting date for a trial of May 30. Defense attorney Tom Kel...