Judge Denies Release of Defendant Diagnosed with COVID-19

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A judge denied a request June 18 for a defendant, who tested positive for COVID-19 and still exhibits some symptoms, to be released from jail into 24-hour home confinement. 

Jordan Therman is charged with assault with the intent to kill.

Defense attorneys Todd Baldwin and Rebecca Bloch argued for Therman’s release, citing continuous symptoms related to COVID-19 and the death of a family member, which has left him feeling “sad and afraid.” 

Judge Danya Dayson denied the release, but did request that the jail continue to monitor Therman’s symptoms and provide him any care he may need. 

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