In this episode, we’ll take you through the emotional day in court when former Officer Andrew Delke took a plea deal instead of going to trial.
The first Metro Nashville Police Department officer charged with murder for an on-duty killing will not stand trial.
Jurors will be allowed to view surveillance footage of a 2018 shooting by a Nashville police officer during his murder trial next month, a judge has ruled. That video could sway the outcome of the trial.
A series of pre-trial hearings about evidence could have a major impact on the July murder trial for Nashville Officer Andrew Delke.
Lawyers for Officer Andrew Delke have focused on two issues that are likely to play a central role at trial: whether Delke had the right to shoot and a missing piece of surveillance footage.
Officer Andrew Delke’s defense attorney had urged the court to allow out-of-town jurors to hear his case, arguing media coverage and Black Lives Matter protests had biased potential jurors.
Andrew Delke’s attorney argues it would be too difficult to find 12 local jurors in Nashville without an opinion on the case, especially after Daniel Hambrick’s death became a rallying cry.
Reentering society after a lengthy prison sentence is difficult even in the best of times. But these days, it’s harder than usual. Jobs are scarce, resources are limited, and support systems have been forced apart. Those leaving prison are finding that adjusting back to “normal” life isn’t an option right now.
Nearly 200 people have been freed from Nashville’s jails since the first COVID-19 case was reported in the state last month. The sheriff, public defender and district attorney are racing the clock to get as many people out as they can before COVID-19 starts spreading behind bars. And the virus has forced officials to think […]
A Nashville judge has denied Metro Police Officer Andrew Delke’s request to bring in jurors from another county for his upcoming murder trial.