Eric Holder’s trial was briefly postponed this week after he was allegedly assaulted by two LA County inmates while on his way to court, and we’ve got the photo to prove it!
According to the Los Angeles Times, Holder’s attorney Aaron Jansen stated that he had been knocked unconscious and required three staples for a wound to the back of the head. Jansen revealed that Holder was jumped into a cell just before his appearance on Tuesday, and one of the inmates cut him with a razor.
Jansen has reportedly released a photo of Holder’s injuries, who began making his rounds on Friday afternoon. The photo shows Holder with severe bruising and a black eye. Jansen spoke to KTLA and said:
We have discussed specific steps with the judge to ensure Mr Holder’s safety going forward.”
Nipsey Hussle’s ex and mother of his daughter, Tanisha Foster, responded to the photo in a post on Instagram.
I pop up when he takes his last breath,” Foster captioned the photo.
Rolling Stone’s Nancy Dillon reports that the trial jurors deliberated for five hours before adjourning the court on Friday. The jury will reportedly return on Wednesday with a possible verdict.
As we previously reported, Eric Holder is on trial for the murder of Nipsey Hussle on March 31, 2019. Jansen admitted during his opening statement that his client killed the Los Angeles rapper, but has argued that his client should instead be convicted of murder. manslaughter. of murder, which can result in a life sentence.