Cop convicted in brutality case offers explosive testimony at cover-up trial

NEWARK — A disgraced ex-cop provided four hours of damning testimony yesterday in the federal trial of Francis Styles, a former Bayonne police officer accused of covering up a police brutality incident in 2013.

Domenico Lillo, the former city police officer who admitted to striking a man with a flashlight during an arrest in 2013, testified that he fully expected Styles and other cooperating officers to cover up his use of excessive force on the night of the incident.

As part of a plea deal he struck with the government, Lillo is testifying against Styles, who faces one count of falsifying records …read more

Source: Hudson

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