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Appeals denied for man who shot, killed two Charlotte police officers: In 2007 Demeatrius Montgomery shot and killed Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers Jeff Shelton and Sean Clark in Charlotte, North Carolina. Montgomery was convicted and sentenced to life in prison. He previously tried appealing his sentence stating that he received ineffective counsel and that he should …

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Appeal possible in cop slayings: Reports are saying that an appeal may be filed soon for convicted Charlotte cop killer Demeatrius Montgomery. In 2007 Montgomery shot and killed Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officers Jeff Shelton and Sean Clark. Officers Clark and Shelton were responding to a domestic call and Montgomery was not involved with that call when …

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Emotional courtroom as Montgomery found guilty: Lat last week here in Charlotte Demeatrius Montgomery was found guilty in the shooting deaths of CMPD officers Jeff Shelton and Sean Clark. He was sentenced to two consecutive life terms. He was ruled ineligible for the death penalty after an improper handling of evidence by another CMPD officer. …

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It seems like the city of Charlotte is doing everything in their power to let the alleged killer of two of their own police officers walk away. While the prosecution did present a witness that is said to have placed Demeatrius Montgomery at the scene where CMPD Officers Jeff Shelton and Sean Clark were killed …

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Officers’ wives testify in Montgomery murder trial: Today was the first day in the trial of Demeatrius Montgomery. As you may know he’s accused of killing Charlotte-Mecklenburg officers Sean Clark and Jeff Shelton. Both of the slain officers’ wives testified today. According to the article it sounds like it could not have been any more …

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Judge rules Montgomery won’t face death penalty: As most of us who live in the Queen City know Demeatrius Montgomery is accused of shooting and killing Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers Sean Clark and Jeff Shelton in 2007. Montgomery’s trial started this week in Charlotte. In what should have been a perfect case of someone deserving the …

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Montgomery case on hold as expert unable to testify: Alleged cop killer Demeatrius Montgomery was in court this week to determine if he is mentally fit to stand trial in the shooting deaths of CMPD officers Sean Clark and Jeff Shelton here in Charlotte. The defense is trying to argue that Montgomery is a paranoid …

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Officers remembered 2 years after shooting: Teen hailed as hero receiving death threats: It’s been two years today since Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers Sean Clark and Jeff Shelton were shot and killed. Their accused killer, Demeatrius Montgomery, still sits in a Raleigh prison. No word yet on when his trial will start. Clark and Shelton were …

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Gag order denied in police slayings: Superior Court Judge Robert Johnston has denied the request from the defense to instill a gag order on the trial of Demeatrius Montgomery. Montgomery is accused of the shooting deaths of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officers Jeff Shelton and Sean Clark. However, Judge Montgomery said that the defense could renew their …

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Defense seeks gag order in police killings: The defense attorney for accused Charlotte cop killer, Demeatrius Montgomery, is requesting a gag order on the proceedings in order to help Montgomery get a fair trial. The lawyer, Duane Bryant, said such an order is necessary to preserve Montgomery’s right to a fair trial. Montgomery, 25, is …

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