Jailed former UFC champion Cain Velasquez ‘pleads not responsible to tried homicide of man accused of sexually assaulting his four-year-old relative at California day care middle’
- Cain Velasquez, 40, was arrested in February and is charged with tried homicide and different gun-related prices
- The former UFC heavyweight chased a pickup carrying Aguirre ‘Harry’ Goularte, who’s accused of sexually abusing a 4-year-old member of the family
- Valesquez fired into the automobile and wounded Goularte’s stepfather Paul Bender
- He has now reportedly pleaded not responsible to the costs and a pre-trial listening to is scheduled for September 26
Former UFC heavyweight Cain Velazquez reportedly pleaded not responsible in an tried homicide case Friday.
The 40-year-old was arrested in February and is being charged with tried homicide and different gun-related prices.
Velasquez has been denied bail on three separate events since being jailed following the incident that led to the sufferer being taken to hospital with non-life threatening accidents.
He chased a pickup carrying Harry Goularte, who’s accused of sexually abusing a 4-year-old member of the family, via busy streets in three Silicon Valley cities, ramming the automobile together with his personal pickup truck throughout an 11-mile (18-kilometer) high-speed chase, prosecutors mentioned.
Velasquez fired a .40-caliber pistol on the automobile a number of instances, wounding Goularte’s stepfather, Paul Bender, who was driving, in his arm and torso, prosecutors mentioned.
Velasquez has now pleaded not responsible to the costs, in accordance with ESPN, and a pre-trial listening to is scheduled for September 26.
His lawyer Mark Geragos is anticipated reportedly to have the ability to get witnesses to testify but when the case will not be dismissed at that time it could then go to trial.
The trial might start earlier than the tip of the 12 months.
Former UFC Champion Cain Velasquez (left) reportedly pleaded not responsible in an tried homicide case Friday after chasing Harry Goularte (proper) who’s accused of sexually assaulting Velasquez’s younger relative
Geragos informed ESPN that the prosecution won’t be calling Goularte to testify on the pre-trial listening to or the trial.
The lawyer referred to as it ‘nonsense’ as he argued that Goularte is the sufferer of the one cost that might get Velasquez life in jail, which is tried homicide.
A movement listening to will likely be held August 29 to debate whether or not Goularte not showing as a witness will likely be truthful to Velasquez.
‘They’re making an attempt to desperately run away from the truth that the system failed Cain,’ Geragos informed ESPN.
‘They do not wish to get into that. They wish to attempt a case that is divorced from actuality.’
Velasquez’s lawyer, Mark Geragos (proper) reportedly mentioned it was ‘nonsense’ that the prosecution won’t be calling Goularte to testify on the pre-trial listening to or the trial
According to paperwork obtained by MMA Junkie in July, the taking pictures occurred after the Mexican-American heavyweight discovered that his relative had been sexually assaulted ‘tons of of instances over the course of two years by Goularte whereas he was at a day care, owned by Goularte’s mom.
The relative, who’s below 10 years outdated, informed police February 24 that Goularte took them into the lavatory of the day care middle and touched their genitals, in accordance with a courtroom doc.
They mentioned Goularte had informed them to not inform anybody what occurred and that this example might need occurred ‘100 instances.’
Goularte pleaded responsible to his prison cost in June and is scheduled for an additional courtroom date September 20.
He was launched from custody February 25 with out bail.