Lil Boosie To Face Anonymous Jury In Murder Trial. D.A. Will Not Seek The Death Penalty

 

When Lil Boosie's murder trial begins April 30th it will have Louisiana's first anonymous jury since 1987. 

 

Boosie, real name Torrance Hatch is already serving an eight-year sentence after pleading guilty to trying to smuggle drugs into two seperate Louisiana prisons. He stands accused of hiring Michael Louding aka Marlo Mike to kill 35-year old Terry Boyd in October 2009.

 

Louding, 18, and Adrian Pittman, 37, also are charged with first-degree murder in Boyd's death.


East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore III said it was his idea to have an anonymous jury due to the high profile nature of the case.


"It's just something we thought would be better for the case and the jurors," Moore told KATC.com.


Jurors will be identified by numbers and will not have their name made public.


Boosie's lawyers don't see the need for such safety measures

 

"There's no evidence of any threats against any potential jurors in this case," said Boosie attorney Martin Regan. "We want to get a fair jury."


Moore added that his office is not seeking the death penalty against Hatch, meaning he would be sentenced to life in prison if convicted as charged.



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Comment by shownowt on April 2, 2012 at 11:24pm
i heard boosie got a mohawk now
Comment by Big Louie Da Polar Bear on April 1, 2012 at 12:35am
FREE LIL BOOSIE
Comment by 1THUG aka Tha NYCHA LEGEND!! on March 31, 2012 at 11:13pm
If tha d.a. play any of his albums in tha courtroom, tha jury gon wanna pit him death in ah herry when they hear how annoyin his vocals be!!
Comment by Dre Parker on March 31, 2012 at 11:04pm
DAMN! Another segment of when keeping it real goes wrong. An eight year sentence for smuggling drugs, and on top of that a murder charge. It looks like he escaped the death penalty but he's never getting out. smh
Comment by Pappy Mason on March 31, 2012 at 9:51pm
DAMN FREE BOOSIE EVEN THO IT AINT LOOKING TO GOOD
Comment by Bezel on March 31, 2012 at 9:36pm
Ladies and gentlemen this is an example of what happens when u hire people to do dirt for u. Cuz wen that person get caught best believe he will snitch on u and make it look u were the mastermind and u got the money to put the hit out. I dont know boosie situation but for this nigga to have and anonymous jury the second one since 1987 and really making this nigga look like the biggest criminal of all time. Dam my nigga i fuck with this nigga music too smh
Comment by George on March 31, 2012 at 9:15pm
Mane this aint good news. Fucked up that theyre tryna give him life. Dudes a positive person hes just reckless. Hope he gets off and turns it around cuz we need his music.
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Comment by Supreme Slim on March 31, 2012 at 8:21pm
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