James Timothy Norman, star from OWN TV’s Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s, pleaded not responsible to costs in connection to a homicide for rent case, which resulted in his nephew’s demise.
Norman is charged within the 2016 plot to homicide Andre Montgomery Jr.
Norman’s protection lawyer John Rogers is combating for the actor to be launched on bail, arguing that he’s not a probable flight threat and must be launched to stick with his mom.
Prosecutors mentioned the character of the crime, the quantity of proof within the case and Norman’s felony file ought to require he be held till trial.
Prosecutors allege Norman paid co-defendant Terica Taneisha Ellis about $10,000 to lure Andre Montgomery onto Pure Bridge Avenue, the place he was killed. Ellis is a former stripper who allegedly used to sleep with Norman. Norman informed Ellis he wished to seek out Montgomery to confront him about $200,000 in money that had been stolen from Robbie Montgomery’s residence, in keeping with the cops.
Norman can be accused of taking out $450,000 in life insurance coverage insurance policies on his nephew in 2014, making himself the only real beneficiary. He tried to gather on the insurance policies after the homicide however didn’t obtain any insurance coverage cash.
Ellis and Norman have been each indicted by a federal grand jury this summer time on costs of conspiracy to commit homicide for rent, or homicide for rent leading to demise. Norman additionally faces a further cost of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud.