- Associated Press - Thursday, June 9, 2016

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A judge has set limits on what parts of a homeless man’s criminal history can be disclosed to jurors when the two officers charged in the man’s death stand trial.

A New Mexico judge ruled Thursday that defense attorneys will only be able to bring up the parts of James Boyd’s criminal past that the officers knew about on the day Boyd was shot. He had been arrested multiple times before the March 2014 shooting.

Retired detective Keith Sandy and former officer Dominique Perez have been charged with second-degree murder in Boyd’s death.

Video from the shooting showed Boyd appearing to turn away before Perez and Sandy opened fire. Authorities have said Boyd threatened officers with two knives.

The officers’ trial is set for September.

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