With all the hoopla surrounding the Florida death penalty statute (see our prior posts), some may be wondering what capital defense lawyers in Florida are doing right now. Well, there are those sentencing hearings, right?
Lenamon is Defending a Murder Case in Miami
And there are still murder trials. The prosecutors are still busy trying homicide cases in Florida, no matter what controversy surrounds seeking the death penalty right now.
Like the one that Terence Lenamon is involved in this month over in Miami.
Back in 2008, a North Miami pawn shop owner named Marty Sprung was shot and killed. Check out the 2008 Spot Crime report here.
Last Thursday trial began in the murder trial where Stevenson Charles is being accused of killing the pawn shop owner. The District Attorney's Office is seeking life imprisonment for the crime.
Terry Lenamon is defense counsel in the murder mystery case.
Read the details of the story here in the Miami Herald coverage, "Who killed pawnshop owner? Miami jury to decide identity of killer." It's a real life whodunit in the article by David Ovalle, published on January 19, 2017.