There are new developments within the Younger Dolph homicide case. One of many homicide suspects, Shundale Barnett, has reportedly been launched from jail.
In accordance with a Fox13Memphis report, revealed on Saturday (Jan. 21), Shundale Barnett bonded out of Tarrant County Jail in Fort Price, Texas, on Dec. 24, 2022. He was then transferred to Clay County Jail in Henrietta, Texas, earlier than being formally launched on Jan. 21, 2023.
Shundale Barnett was arrested in reference to the homicide of Memphis rapper Younger Dolph. The late rhymer was shot and killed inside Makeda’s Selfmade Cookies in November of 2021. Barnett was apprehended whereas sitting within the passenger seat of a automotive the accused shooter Justin Johnson was driving in at an Indiana gasoline station again in early January of 2022.
XXL has reached out to the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Workplace for remark.
In the meantime, final Friday (Jan. 20), two different Younger Dolph homicide suspects, Justin Johnson (aka Straight Dropp) and Cornelius Smith, appeared in Shelby County felony courtroom after a grand jury indicted each males on a conspiracy cost. In accordance with a tweet by Fox13 journalist Jeremy Pierre, each males’s attorneys advised Choose Lee Espresso they’ll enter a plea of not responsible.
Moreover, Johnson’s lawyer, Luke Evans, filed a movement to have Choose Espresso recuse himself from the case based mostly on claims that the choose is just not being neutral. Evans stated that he wasn’t knowledgeable about Choose Espresso’s determination to chop off Johnson’s cellphone, writing and visitation privileges. “He did so with out granting Mr. Johnson a listening to, and it is our place that that motion exhibits some impartiality on behalf of the courtroom,” Evans advised WREG Information Channel 3.
Choose Espresso reportedly advised Evans that he issued the order after Johnson allegedly made a recording that was heard outdoors the jail the place he’s being held. The recording was allegedly a rap track purportedly known as “No Statements” made by Johnson and distributed by way of social media.
The legal professional’s movement for the choose’s elimination shall be heard on Feb. 2, along with an earlier movement for Johnson to be relocated to a different facility resulting from security considerations.
If convicted on the conspiracy fees, Justin Johnson and Cornelius Smith might obtain a 15 to 60-year jail sentence. Each Johnson and Smith will seem in courtroom collectively on March 24 for the fees associated to the Younger Dolph homicide case.
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