Convicted Murderer In Killing of Michael Jordan’s Dad Granted Parole In 2023
One of the men convicted of the murder of Michael jordanthe father of, James Sr., in 1993, he will be free in 2023 … after being released on parole on Tuesday.
MJ’s father was shot dead in July 1993 while sleeping in his car at a rest area in North Carolina. His body was dumped from a bridge in South Carolina and recovered 11 days later.
One of the men – 45 years old Larry Demery – pleaded guilty to first degree murder, armed robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery in 1996.
On Tuesday, the North Carolina Post-Release Parole Board announced that it had granted parole to Demery as part of the parole program by mutual agreement.
Demery is scheduled for release on August 6, 2023.
In a letter explaining Demery’s release, the MAPP is described as an academic and vocational program that is a tripartite agreement between the Board, the Prisons Division and the offender.
The letter also explains that the state’s Structured Sentencing Act eliminates parole for certain crimes committed on or before October 1, 1994 … However, Demery was convicted under previous directives, which made him eligible. on parole.
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