Judge Moves Homicide Defendant’s Court Date

Homicide defendant, Kenneth Stewart’s trial has been moved from Feb. 13 to Feb. 21.

Stewart, 61, is accused of stabbing Connecticut man Courtney Jones, 54, on July 23, 2020, on the 2300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, SE. He was charged with first-degree murder on July 24, 2020.

Stewart’s defense attorney, Dominique Winters, requested a private meeting with Judge Marisa Demeo during today’s hearing. The discussion was off the record.

However, after this meeting, the defense requested more information from the prosecuting attorney as well as whether the prosecution will be using jail recordings. 

The judge ruled that this information would need to be shared with the defense by Feb. 6. 

Furthermore, the prosecuting attorney also requested certain information from the defense. This information would need to be shared by Jan. 27.

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