One murder suspect offered plea deal, other cases continued

Perez Green, the man charged with the murder of James Harling last October was offered a plea deal on Friday.

Though details of the deal were not made publicly available, Green is due back in court to move ahead with his case and make a decision on the deal on April 13. In the meantime, Green has been released from jail under high intensity supervision.

Two other suspects’ cases were postponed. The preliminary hearings for murder suspects. Deangelo Thorne and Herman Lee Cook were pushed to later in the month. Thorne, charged with the murder of Waliyatou Amadou, is due back in court next Friday for his preliminary hearing. Cook, who police arrested after a months-long search for the alleged murder of Donald Stephen Johnson, is due back in court on March 17.

 

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