Three men the authorities believe are connected to a deadly liquor robbery
have been appointed public defenders by the court.
As the Las Vegas Sun reports, Lee Murry Sykes, Ray Brown, and Lee Dominic Sykes, all in their early
20s, face charges of robbery, kidnapping, and murder.
According the Las Vegas police, the suspects attempted to rob Lee’s
Discount Liquor on April 18. Three store employees were present, but only
Matthew Christensen, 24 was shot and killed. Police believe that there
was a conflict over the employees' access to the store safe, which
culminated with the shooting.
The suspects have yet to enter a plea, but face a tough body of evidence.
The police received 150 tips from the public following the incident and
there is liquor store surveillance video footage of the robbery. Clark
County District Attorney Steve Wolfson told the press that the footage
clearly indicates that Brown was the shooter.
In their first appearance in Las Vegas Justice Court, Wolfson made a point
to pursue this case aggressively. These defendants are going to need some
impressive legal skills to secure them as favorable an outcome as possible.
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