Defense lawyers seeks bond for basketball player

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The Associated Press

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Defense lawyers are asking for a University of Alabama basketball player charged with capital murder to be released on bond, arguing there is scant evidence against him and he is not a threat to the community.

Darius Miles’ attorney on Thursday asked a judge to set a bond hearing. Miles is currently being held without bond at the Tuscaloosa County Jail.

The 21-year-old junior reserve forward for the fourth-ranked Crimson Tide is accused of providing the gun in a fatal shooting that killed a young woman near the university’s campus.

Miles was removed from the team and the university following his arrest.

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1/20/2023 12:04:32 PM (GMT -6:00)

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