DLA Piper Atty Killing Robbery Gone Wrong, Prosecutors Say

Law360, Washington (April 2, 2015, 6:33 PM EDT) -- A Washington, D.C., judge refused to grant bail Wednesday to a woman charged with the murder of DLA Piper attorney David Messerschmitt, after what prosecutors alleged was a vicious stabbing resulting from a robbery gone wrong.

The defendant, 21-year-old Jamyra Gallmon, pled not guilty to one charge of first-degree felony murder while armed in an arraignment hearing in D.C. Superior Court, but was held without bail after Magistrate Judge Renee Raymond found that there was “clear and convincing” evidence indicating Gallmon would be “a danger to...
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