Last Of Jena 6 pleads not guilty

Bryant Purvis pleaded not guilty in Jena, Louisiana. His charge was second degree aggravated battery and conspiracy. I find it interesting that Purvis and his family have moved to Texas.


From NYT:

The last of the so-called Jena Six to be arraigned in the beating of a white high school student pleaded not guilty Wednesday to reduced charges of battery and conspiracy.

The trial for Bryant Purvis, 18, was set for March. Purvis had initially been charged with attempted second-degree murder, but in a brief court hearing that charge was reduced to charges of second degree-aggravated battery and conspiracy.

If convicted, he could be imprisoned for up to 22 years. (more…)

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