CNN Reports #Ferguson PD Officer Darren Wilson DID NOT Have a Fractured Eye Socket

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For the past couple of days, I’ve been pointing out the numerous problems in Jim Hoft’s anonymously sourced claim that Ferguson PD officer Darren Wilson suffered a fractured eye socket in a purported struggle with teenager Michael Brown, and now CNN is reporting that sources close to the investigation have told them this story is completely false:

Jim Hoft’s claims made it all the way to Fox News, I should note. Will this finally wake people up to the fact that Hoft is a serial liar?

UPDATE at 8/21/14 1:52:52 pm by Charles Johnson

Here’s the video clip of the announcement on CNN:

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UPDATE at 8/21/14 1:56:22 pm by Charles Johnson

As I pointed out in this article, Jim Hoft wrote that his source for the claim about the fractured eye socket was the St. Louis County Prosecutor’s office. I’ve emailed the prosecutor’s office asking them for comment on Hoft’s claim, and will post if I receive a reply.

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