Phoenix, United States of America
BISHOP THOMAS O BRIEN ENTER A PLEA IN PHOENIX.
Bishop Thomas O'Brien, the former head of the Roman Catholic Diocese of
Phoenix, and his attorney Tom Henze (standing), enter a plea before
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Edward Ballinger during his
arraignment in a fatal hit-and-run accident, July 7, 2003 in Phoenix.
O'Brien pleaded not guilty during his arraignment on a Class 4 felony
charge of leaving the scene of a serious injury or fatal accident on
June 14, 2003 in which he alledgedly hit Jim Reed, resulting in Reed's
death. O'Brien is the first Bishop in America to face felony charges.