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District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s Office Declines to Prosecute Hate Crime

There’s no time table given for prosecution of a widely viewed, videotaped assault.

An Instagram photo from @edenthedoll. A blurry photo of dazzling nails holding what appears to be a phone on the left. On the right is the caption:  Court was scheduled for tomorrow 8:30 am. They went ahead and did it today instead with notifying us. The District Attorney has officially REJECTED our case due to not enough evidence… every file has been dropped and EVERYONE has been released from jail. THIS IS YOUR AMERICA. Our lives DO NOT MATTER to them.   I’d like to thank everyone from the bottom of my heart for supporting and campaigning and loving my friends and I during the hardest week of our lives. I wish I had good news. I wish I could say all of this made a difference. I wish our sacrifice meant something. I don’t know what direction this will go but I know God is watching over us and he’s”
Eden the Doll, assaulted last week in Hollywood, was informed today that charges are not being brought in her case. (Instagram/edenthedoll)

A man who assaulted and robbed three transgender women in Hollywood one week ago on camera has been set free today by Jackie Lacey’s District Attorney’s office, according to a recent recorded conversation with the LAPD detective investigating the case posted by Eden The Doll. In the video posted to her Instagram earlier today, Eden The Doll expresses dismay and deep concern over her safety and the safety of her friends, Joslyn Flawless and Jaslene Whiterose.

A recorded call with a detective who advised the women to simply “walk the other way”

The detective, who is not named in the video, states his own disappointment with the decision from the DA’s office and advises the women to simply “walk the other way” if they again encounter their attacker.

In an Instagram post, Eden The Doll calls for her followers to address the issue directly with Dayan Mathai at 213–257–2385, the Assistant Head District Attorney ultimately responsible for the decision.

Richard Ceballos and Dayan Mathai (DA) just called us. They said they need to “review the evidence” again. Temporarily dismissed means they can delay this for fucking years. Are you fucking kidding me? 213-257-2357 DA OFFICE
A screengrab of an Instagram story urging people to call the DA’s office

Mathai and and Richard Ceballos, Deputy District Attorney, said in a phone call that they needed to “review the evidence” of the videotaped and widely viewed assault, according to Eden the Doll’s Instagram posts.

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