Cop Killer justice is out of reach as prime suspect lies in hospital

Cop Killer justice is out of reach as prime suspect lies in hospital, paralysed and brain damaged.

Cop killer de Zoysa Louis De Zoysa, 23, who is believed to have shot and killed Sergeant Matt Ratana, is hospitalised, paralysed and brain damaged. Until his condition improves, he will not be able to be arrested, charged or prosecuted.

Fears and concern are raising that the prime suspect may never recover meaning that justice cannot be served for the atrocious act.

The suspect, De Zoysa, shot himself in the neck in an altercation with two police officers in South London. The altercation took place over a revolver that the suspect was carrying which was used to shoot 54-year-old Sergeant Ratana in the chest.

The incredible situation unfolded as De Zoysa manage to set off the firearm whilst his hands were cuffed behind his back.

He was rushed to hospital however later suffered a stroke, which left him paralysed, and has severe brain damage.

He is currently stable however it is unclear whether he will recover or not.

A legal source said: ‘”He cannot even be arrested, never mind be charged and prosecuted.”

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