A person accused of killing Hip Hop pioneer Jam Master Jay has reportedly pleaded not responsible to extra drug prices he was hit with in early March.
According to the New York Post, Brooklyn federal prosecutors charged Karl Jordan with one rely of “conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute controlled substances” and one rely of “firearms in connection with a drug-trafficking crime.” While the cost isn’t associated to the demise of Jay (born Jason Mizell), Jordan might face a minimal of 5 extra years in jail if convicted.
Jordan, together with Ronald Washington, have been charged in August 2020 for the 2002 homicide of Mizell. Prosecutors say he was killed at his Queens recording studio over a drug deal.
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On August 17, 2020 a federal grand jury indicted Jordan and Washington on homicide cost whereas partaking in drug trafficking. According to a report from New York Daily News, the investigation hinged on the testimony of 1 unidentified key witness from 2015 that implicates at the least one of many two males charged. The federal authorities have been reportedly capable of corroborate the knowledge with different witnesses, resulting in the arrests.
Federal authorities alleged that Washington, who has lengthy been a suspect, and Jordan conspired to homicide Jam Master Jay, the latter who fatally shot the DJ.
Washington was arraigned within the Jam Master Jay homicide case on August 18 2020, when he pled not responsible, in keeping with a separate report within the New York Post. The 56-year-old is presently doing a jail bid for different theft circumstances and isn’t anticipated to be launched till June 2022.