David Harvey held for ‘substantial probability’ of involvement in January murder


David Davalier Nehemiah Harvey was ordered to remain held without bail this week for the alleged murder of 37-year-old Matthew Shelvin.

Harvey, 18, was arrested Jan. 28 and is being charged with first-degree murder while armed.

Although the prosecutor said the case is still being investigated, Judge Ryan found “substantial probability” Harvey was involved in the shooting of Shelvin. Ryan said he has not heard of anything that has changed that opinion since Harvey’s last court date in February.

Harvey is expected to appear in court again on June 16.

 

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