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Giovanni Ramirez Could Be Released From Jail Following Today's Parole Hearing

Giovanni Ramirez (AP Photo)
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Giovanni Ramirez, the Los Angeles Police Department's "prime suspect" in the brutal beating of Bryan Stow, is headed to court this morning for a parole hearing, and, depending on the results, could be released from police custody soon. At issue is if Ramirez violated the terms of his parole. "Police say they found a gun in the laundry basket in the house where he was arrested," according to ABC7. However, if there is not enough evidence presented to prove the violation, he could be released.

Should Ramirez be released, the LAPD may quickly re-arrest him, provided they have adequate evidence to link him to the Stow beating, which they have yet to procure. At a preliminary parole hearing, the judge briefly touched on the Stow case and noted that at this time the evidence is insufficient.