San Diego Stabber Goes FreeBy Dave Maass, San Diego City Beat

There will be no justice for the geeks of Hall H.

Prosecutors, CityBeat has learned, chose not to file charges against the fan-boy in the Harry Potter “Undesirable No. 1” T-shirt who allegedly stabbed another fan in the face with a pen at the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con. He will not go to Azkaban.

Last year, Roshan Eon Burnham’s arrest and the paramedic response disrupted the panel for the movies Cowboys & Aliens and Paul. The “face-stabbing” became the meme of the moment, particularly as footage emerged online of the San Diego Police Department leading the hand-cuffed 25-year-old out of the San Diego Convention Center. Twitter and blogs went wild; the next day, fans were already dressing up as stabbing victims. It was an altercation witnessed by dozens, impacting hundreds, but now the case is dead due to “insufficient evidence.”

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