C-Murder’s at the moment behind bars for a homicide conviction stemming from a deadly taking pictures in 2002. Unfortunately, it appears like he will not be seeing outdoors of his cell at any level within the close to future. The New Orleans Advocate reviews the No Limit’s rapper was denied a retrial, as soon as once more, after the decide discovered the 2 witnesses not credible.
Judge Steven Enright dominated throughout Wednesday’s listening to that C-Murder, born Corey Miller, is not going to be eligible for a re-trial. The decide stated the rapper did not meet the burden of proof for post-conviction reduction. C-Murder’s lawyer argued that the case be thrown out, or on the very least, granted a re-trial.
Last yr, two eyewitnesses in C-Murder’s case, Kenneth and Darnell Jordan, recanted their statements. Kenneth stated that it was one other man with a darkish complexion that he noticed fireplace the weapon. Darnell claimed that he was pressured into testifying in opposition to Miller. However, the decide discovered that the recantations of each of their testimonies to be “extremely suspicious.”
The decide wrote, “a brand new trial shouldn’t be granted on the premise of a recantation as a result of it’s tantamount to perjury in order to discredit the witness at a later trial.”
C-Murder’s high-profile case was a focus within the true-crime tv sequence Reasonable Doubt which the 2 witnesses appeared on. Both have since modified their tales and filed sworn affidavits with their recanted statements on behalf of Miller.