Eric R. Holder Jr, the 29-year previous rapper accused of killing Nipsey Hussle on Thursday pleaded not guilty in court to homicide expenses in his first court look. He was ordered held on $5 million bail.
Holder’s lawyer, Christopher Darden, did not dispute the bail quantity that was requested.
Eric Holder was charged with one rely of homicide, one rely of possession of a firearm by a felon, and two counts of tried homicide in reference to the capturing outdoors The Marathon clothes retailer on March 31 that left Nipsey Hussle useless and two different males injured. If convicted, he’ll face life in jail.
Holder’s lawyer, Christopher Darden – a regulation professor and protection lawyer, who gained nationwide fame as half of O.J. Simpson’s 1995 homicide trial, argued that the prosecution has not established with certainty that they’ve the precise particular person, and that publicizing Eric Holder’s picture would intrude together with his getting a good trial.
“The issue of identity is still in question,” Darden stated.
Deputy District Attorney John McKinney nonetheless argued that id will not be a difficulty in the case. He stated that Holder’s photograph had already been broadly unfold through the hunt for him.
Eric Holder was ordered to return to court for an additional listening to May 10.
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