The filing says: “The State must additionally now prove that the Defendant committed the charged offenses for the of purpose benefiting, promoting, or furthering the interests of a criminal gang, which was never alleged in the original Indictment. Since the 45-day Notice of Intent to Seek Death has expired, the State should therefore be precluded from seeking a penalty of death in this cause.”
He was arrested in 2019 and has remained in jail with a pending trial date. He had COVID-19 in 2020 and petitioned for an early releaser but was denied. Since his trial date keeps getting delayed, his legal team has demanded a speedy trial in the next few months.