Tory Lanez’s New Attorney Helped Secure Snoop Dogg’s 1993 Murder Acquittal
Tory Lanez has a brand new sentencing date as his authorized group undergoes modifications following his responsible verdict.
The “Say It” crooner appeared in court docket on Tuesday, the place his new legal professional David Kenner spoke on his behalf. He informed Choose David Herriford that he was ready to obtain copies of the controversial trial transcripts to assist put together the protection’s movement for a brand new trial.
Kenner’s presence within the case is notable, as he was the legal professional who famously represented Suge Knight and helped Snoop Dogg safe an acquittal in his 1993 homicide trial. There was hypothesis that Lanez changed his legal professional George Mgdesyan as a result of he did not win in court docket. Nonetheless, Mgdesyan acknowledged that since he isn’t an attraction lawyer, Kenner was introduced on board to deal with that portion of the case.
Final month, Lanez was convicted of assault with a semiautomatic firearm, having a hid and loaded firearm in a automobile, and discharge of a firearm with gross negligence. These fees stem from the July 2020 capturing of Lanez’s former pal Megan Thee Stallion. The “Tina Snow” rapper recognized Lanez as the one that shot her within the foot. In the course of the surprising trial, Meg took the stand, doubling down on her claims that Lanez assaulted her. A home-owner who witnessed the occasions resulting in the capturing additionally testified that he noticed Lanez hearth the gun, although he additionally mentioned he noticed a muzzle flash by their pal Kelsey Harris as properly.
Lanez was initially set to be taught his destiny on January twenty seventh however is not going to obtain his sentence on February twenty eighth.