Judge Sets Trial Readiness Hearing for Felony Murder Case

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A DC Superior Court judge scheduled a trial readiness hearing for a homicide case. 

Tyrone Williams is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 81-year-old Bobby Poole Jr. On March 29, 2020, Williams, 51, and an unidentified accomplice allegedly assaulted Poole while trying  to rob him on the 900 block of Eastern Avenue, NE. Poole died from his injuries on May 6, 2020.

During the May 24 status hearing, Judge Rainey Brandt said motions and expert notice are due Sept. 13. 

The next trial readiness hearing is scheduled for Oct. 18. In the meantime, Williams will remain held at DC Jail. 

Brennan Fiske wrote this article.

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