| Treasure Coast Newspapers
VERO BEACH — Jamell Demons’ next court appearance — a status hearing where prosecutors and attorneys will discuss the progress of the Gifford rapper’s double homicide capital murder case, possibly by Zoom — is scheduled Jan. 28, 2021.
Despite messages of “Free Melly” from YNW Melly fans, and the 21-year-old incarcerated artist’s tweets saying he’ll “be home soon,” prosecutors said even without the COVID-19 pandemic, homicide cases regularly take “more than a couple years” to reach trial.
Yet, fueled by social media gossip and online clickbait, speculation persists on the status of the rapper’s case and his incarceration.
The Broward County State Attorney’s Office said Demons’ case isn’t going to trial anytime soon, and without bond, Dem...Read More