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Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Melissa Phinn scheduled a homicide defendant’s trial after he rejected a plea offer on May 15.
Lexus Hart and her defense counsel, Roland Harris, rejected a plea of life, suspending all but 50 years with the first five years without parole and five years of supervised probation for first-degree murder and the use of a firearm during a felony violent crime.
Hart, 28, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery and the use of a firearm during a felony violent crime in connection to an incident on Jan. 30, 2022.
In July 2022, the defendant also rejected a plea of life for first-degree murder, plus 20 years with the first five years without parole for use of a firearm during a violent crime. The charges were set to run consecutively.
Hart’s trial was scheduled for Nov. 13 with Judge Paul E. Alpert presiding. It is expected to last five days.Notifications are not yet available for this specific case. Please check back later for updates. Thank you.