Ex-cop Convicted of Murder ‘very Remorseful' About Killing Teen Car Burglar

The former Farmers Branch police officer convicted of murder for chasing and killing a teenager he caught breaking into his SUV testified Monday that he's "very remorseful." Ken Johnson, 37, was also convicted last month of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for seriously wounding another teen during the March 2016 incident. The sentencing phase of his trial began Monday. Johnson has been in the Dallas County jail since he was convicted Dec. 19. He appeared in court unshaven and with stubble on his normally clean-shaven head. "My stomach every day just turns," he said. "I'm very, very, very remorseful." Johnson was off-duty and in plain clothes when he chased two 16-year-old boys -- Jose Cruz and Edgar Rodriguez -- after he caught them breaking into his Chevrolet Tahoe at his Farmers Branch apartment complex.   Continue reading...

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