|Posted on 3/20/2017 5:41:00 AM.|
Opening arguments in the Derrick Stafford trial are set for 9 a.m. in Marksville. The former deputy marshal faces murder and attempted murder charges after he and another officer allegedly shot at a vehicle killing a 6-year-old boy and injuring his father. Loyola University Law Professor Dane Ciolino says the main issue is whether the shooting was justified.
|Derrick Stafford, trail begins, justified shooting, Marksville, |
|Posted on 3/13/2017 11:28:00 AM.|
The trial begins today for one Marksville City Marshal accused of fatally shooting a 6-year-old boy. 33-year-old Derrick Stafford is one of two officers accused of firing into the victim’s vehicle in November of 2015 killing an autistic child, Jeremy Mardis and injuring his father, Chris Few. Legal Analyst Tim Meche says the graphic body camera video will play a critical part in the case.
|Marksville City Marshal, Jeremy Mardis, Derrick Stafford, Tim Meche|
|Posted on 9/28/2016 5:53:00 PM.|
The body cam video has been released of the police shooting that left a 6-year-old autistic boy dead in Marksville last November. The graphic video shows deputy city marshal Derrick Stafford firing into a vehicle, where Jeremy Mardis was seated in the passenger seat. Legal analyst Tim Meche says it doesn’t look good for Stafford.
|Derrick Stafford, Tim Meche, Jeremy Mardis|
|Posted on 6/22/2016 12:33:00 PM.|
The lawyer of a Marksville City Marshall accused of fatally shooting a 6-year-old boy has filed a motion to move the trial out of Avoyelles Parish. 31-year-old Derrick Stafford’s attorney, Christopher LaCour says with all the media coverage he doesn’t believe Stafford can get a fair trial in this parish.
|Derrick Stafford, Norris Greenhouse Jr., Christopher LaCour, Marksville, Jeremy Mardi, Avoyelles Parish|
|Posted on 1/6/2016 10:36:00 AM.|
Trial dates are set for two deputy Marksville city marshals charged with the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy in November. 32-year-old Derrick Stafford and 24-year-old Norris Greenhouse entered pleas of not guilty and will be tried separately in the death of Jeremy Mardis.
|Norris Greenhouse, Derrick Stafford, Jeremy Mardis, Tim Meche|
|Posted on 12/17/2015 12:41:00 PM.|
A request for a lower bond is denied in the case of a Marksville deputy who is connected to the fatal shooting of a six-year-old boy.
Derrick Stafford was in court Thursday seeking a lower bond, which was set at one-million dollars.
|Derrick Stafford, bond reduction, William Bennett|
|Posted on 12/10/2015 5:16:00 PM.|
The two officers accused of fatally shooting a six-year-old child and wounding his father have been formally charged with murder.
A grand jury indicted Norris Greenhouse Jr and Derrick Stafford with second-degree murder for the events that occurred on November 3rd.
|Jeremy Mardis, Norris Greenhouse Jr, Derrick Stafford|
|Posted on 11/12/2015 1:04:00 PM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
The Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Office says one of the Marksville officers involved in the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy won't be bonding out today because of a technical issue. It's reportedly due to a state law banning attorneys from bonding out defendants.
|marskville, doug anderson, norris greenhouse jr, ayoyelles parish sheriff's office, derrick stafford, chris few, jeremy mardis|
|Posted on 11/10/2015 3:09:00 AM.|
The city of Marksville is trying to come to grips as why city marshals opened fire on a vehicle last week, killing a 6-year-old boy. Derrick Stafford and Norris Greenhouse, Jr. are accused of shooting and killing Jeremy Mardis following a police chase.
|Norris Greenhouse, Derrick Stafford, Jeremy Mardis, Robert Johnson, fatal shooting, Marksville|
|Posted on 11/9/2015 11:54:00 AM.|
Bond for the two men arrested in the death of 6-year-old Jeremy Mardis has been set at $1 million each. Norris Greenhouse, Jr. and Derrick Stafford are charged with second degree murder in the child's death.
|Norris Greenhouse, Derrick Stafford, Jeremy Mardis, Dane Ciolino|
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