A judge will decide the fate of a man charged with killing a North Carolina teenager in Baltimore, in the third trial in the case.Read More »
Prosecutors can proceed with a third trial against the Baltimore man accused of killing 16-year-old Phylicia Barnes, Maryland’s top court ruled Wednesday. Michael Johnson was originally convicted of second-degree murder in 2013 but he was granted a new trial after ...Read More »
A man convicted of killing a North Carolina teenager and putting her body in the Susquehanna River was ordered freed Tuesday by a judge who dismissed all charges against him. Baltimore Circuit Court Judge John Addison Howard dismissed second-degree murder ...
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The lead detective in charge of investigating the disappearance of asphyxiated North Carolina teenager Phylicia Barnes has been charged with two counts of second-degree assault, one count of fourth-degree burglary, and one count of making a false statement to police. ...Read More »
Defense attorneys for Michael Maurice Johnson, the man convicted last month of killing North Carolina teenage Phylicia Barnes, have alleged that prosecutors did not provide material about a key witness they were required to turn over before trial, and consequently Johnson is entitled to a new trial.Read More »
Prosecutors admit they presented new evidence during closing arguments in the case of murdered North Carolina teenager Phylicia Barnes, but say their “isolated comments” are not a reason to grant Michael Maurice Johnson’s request for a new trial, because they were simply responding to arguments made by defense attorneys.Read More »