Pop Smoke’s Alleged Killer Denied Bail In LA County
Written by B87FM on September 17, 2021
Only a handful of days after Pop Smoke’s Brooklyn gravesite was destroyed by vandals, there was a serious improvement within the case to seek out the late New York Metropolis drill rapper’s killer.
In line with a Los Angeles County choose has denied bail to Corey Walker, one of many 4 youngsters accused of killing Pop Smoke. Walker’s lawyer, Christopher Darden, had beforehand requested bail for his consumer however prosecutors within the case filed a movement implying that Walker shouldn’t be eligible for bail primarily based on California legal guidelines. The choose presiding over this case, Curtis B. Rappe, agreed with the prosecution and denied Walker’s bail, leaving Walker in jail till the trial takes place.
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Regardless of denying Walker’s bail, Rappe did word that this case was not a capital case, granting the prosecution’s movement to take the dying penalty off the desk. Walker does, nonetheless, was arraigned in August and faces a possible max sentence of life with out parole.
Pop Smoke, killed in early 2020 in a house invasion turned murder in a Hollywood Hills Air BnB, was a beloved determine within the rap sport and has been broadly celebrated since his dying. His second album, Religion, was launched earlier this yr and featured visitor verses from Kanye West, Pusha T, 21 Savage, The Neptunes, Rick Ross, Future, Dua Lipa, Child Cudi and Pharrell (amongst others) was yet one more celebration of Pop’s legacy and the imprint he left on drill music and rap music basically in simply a few years.
What do you consider Choose Rappe’s determination to disclaim Corey Walker bail? What do you suppose ought to occur with the Pop Smoke case? Tell us within the feedback.