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Lawyers in Patrick Murphy Murder Case Will Seek Reduced Bail for Megan Hall

The lawyers representing Megan Hall will likely seek reduced bail for their client this Thursday. March 28.

Hall remains in Orleans Justice Center facing second-degree murder charges in the death of Pottsville businessman Patrick Murphy.

Hall has been in jail since turning herself in to New Orleans police on March 3. She hasn’t been in court since March 4.

A preliminary hearing scheduled for March 14 was moved back two weeks to the 28th. This state request was granted a day before the original hearing date, according to court documents.

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In New Orleans, Matt Sledge of The Advocate says Hall’s attorneys, John Fuller and Marcus Delarge, will ask for a reduction in Hall’s bail.

Check out this tweet he issued earlier this week:

Tashonty Toney is facing two counts of vehicular homicide for his role in a pedestrian crash the day after Murphy’s death.

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That hearing is 3 p.m. (New Orleans) on Thursday, March 28. That’s 4 p.m. in Pottsville.

Reduced Bail for Megan Hall

Hall remains in jail awaiting her preliminary hearing. Her bail is $750,000. The mandatory sentence for second-degree murder is life in prison.

Earlier this month, according to Sledge’s reporting, Hall’s attorneys vowed to fight the charges against their client. They say she has a story to tell.

The Canary has reached out and heard back from Fuller, representing Hall. We expect to hear more of Hall’s story soon.

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  1. sean m mccormick

    March 23, 2019 at 2:18 pm

    you do some great reporting, thanks so much for getting the facts out there to the general public, no covering up anything.

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    March 26, 2019 at 11:46 am

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  3. Have faith

    March 27, 2019 at 4:37 pm

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