Q: I was carjacked on camera. I was knocked TKO and then repeatedly punched. I was completely unconscious helpless and defenseless with over 100 punches to my face and skull. He broke my teeth, cut my face in multiple places including a 3-inch-long wide deep laceration that showed my skull bone and needed internal stitches to stich my facial muscles back together. The DA refused to convict him and withdrew most charges but kept one charge of simple assault and that was a plea of threatening language. This criminal also raped me and was knowingly infected with incurable HIV. I have medical reports and proof that I was never infected until after he raped me but all that was withdrawn. Everything was on video surveillance camera and the Feds and US Marshalls gathered enough evidences and picked him up for life threatening assaults he did to me. I was subpoenaed to prepare for trial. I was never notified about that court date and I was subpoenaed via email and it said my eyes only just me no one can come with me make sure I’m alone. When I went there they said they destroyed the video. (Pittsburgh, PA)
A: I guess my first question is if you were a TKO (technical knock out) you were presumably conscious. If so, how is it that you were “completely unconscious”. The story sounds too horrific to be true, but I will presume you are being candid. There are many issues here, police abuse, police corruption, prosecutorial misconduct, abuse of process, official oppression, to name a few. Try to find a lawyer to help you-it won’t be easy, but keep looking. One is out there. In the meantime, contact any victim’s rights organization you can in Allegheny County. You can try the law firm of Bordas and Bordas, who profess to fight for the little guy. If you get nowhere, call Marty at KDKA.