It’s officially over for C-Murder. The highest court in the land has rejected the New Orleans rapper’s appeal of his 2003 conviction in the death of a 16-year-old fan. The rejection cements Murder’s fate as a lifetime resident of Angola State Penitentiary.
C-Murder, who is the brother of Master P and former fiance of R&B singer Monica, tried for the last time to get his conviction of a sixteen year-old fan’s slaying overturned, but it proved futile. US News is reporting C-Murder’s legal team argued that the murder conviction should be thrown out because federal juries are required to come to a unanimous decision when deliberating. Since the jury voted 10-2 in favor of conviction, the former No Limit soldier’s lawyers said he shouldn’t have been convicted in the first place. Though a solid argument, Louisiana, the state where the case was tried, is one of the two states that allows for non-unanimous convictions.
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