- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 1, 2015

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) - A former Lynn man whose 2011 first-degree murder conviction was overturned by the state’s highest court will remain behind bars while he awaits a new trial.

The Sun (https://bit.ly/1PrA38z ) reports that Jimmy Alcide’s new trial is tentatively scheduled for June 6. A judge last week denied a defense request for bail.

Alcide had served nine years of a life sentence in the 2006 shooting death of Sharif Shaheed outside a Lowell bar when the court overturned his conviction last July.

Prosecutors alleged Alcide shot Shaheed in the head after a fight near the bar on July 8, 2006. The 33-year-old Lowell father died a day later at a Boston hospital.

The Supreme Judicial Court wrote that Alcide’s lawyer, who was facing his own charges, didn’t adequately prepare for the trial.



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Information from: The (Lowell, Mass.) Sun, https://www.lowellsun.com

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