The man at the center of the Nipsey Hussle murder investigation claims he is innocent.
As reported, Eric Holder was formally charged with killing the rapper following a personal dispute. The 29-year-old was also hit with three other counts – including the attempted murder of two other individuals on the scene.
And yet despite mounting evidence in support of his guilt (including CCTV), Holder – said to be an aspiring MC – isn’t admitting anything.
In a Los Angeles court appearance, Holder pled Not Guilty to the charges and did so by way of his attorney.
Interestingly, said representation is Chris Darden – who famously took an active role in the prosecution of O.J Simpson in his double homicide trial.
Time will tell if Holder, who is being held on $5 million bail, is denying guilt cut-and-dry or whether it’s a strategic means of defence to bring about a lesser sentence. Because, as it stands, he’s currently facing life in prison.
He’s back in court on May 10th.
In the meanwhile, the family of Nipsey Hussle are actively scouting a sizeable venue for a large-scale funeral.