Attorney wants Deedy courtroom transcripts released

State Department Special Agent Christopher Deedy is back in Honolulu to stand trial a second time for killing Kollin Elderts during an altercation in a McDonald's restaurant in Waikiki.
State Department Special Agent Christopher Deedy is back in Honolulu to stand trial a second time for killing Kollin Elderts during an altercation in a McDonald's restaurant in Waikiki.

What was said between the judge and attorneys on the final day of the Christopher Deedy murder trial?

Transcripts of the courtroom communications are being kept under seal, but a media attorney wants them released.

The final day of Deedy’s trial was held under closed session before Judge Karen Ahn declared a mistrial.

Last month, the state Supreme Court decided that Judge Ahn must make a ruling on whether to release the transcripts to the public.

Deedy, a federal agent, was charged in the 2011 fatal shooting of Kollin Elderts at a Waikiki McDonald’s restaurant.

Judge Ahn will issue a ruling within 21 days.

Deedy’s retrial is scheduled for June.

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