IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
March 6, 2013
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
CUONG THOI LONG,
BENJAMIN B. WAGNER United States Attorney TODD D. LERAS Assistant U.S. Attorney 501 I Street, Suite 10-100 Sacramento, California 95814 Telephone: (916) 554-2918
GOVERNMENT MOTION TO DISMISS
Plaintiff United States of America, by and through United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner and Assistant United States Attorney Todd D. Leras, hereby moves to dismiss the charge in the Indictment against defendant Cuong Thoi Long under Rule 48(a) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure. The government recently learned that Cuong Thoi Long has died. His death was confirmed via certified death certificate obtained from the County of Sacramento on February 25, 2013. The death certificate indicates that Cuong Thoi Long died as a result of complications from cancer on December 26, 2012.
Based on the Government's motion, the charge in the Indictment in this matter as to Defendant Cuong Thoi Long is DISMISSED.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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