A judge in Hackensack is expected to rule Tuesday on whether the man accused of murdering rapper Kampane, burning his body and then leaving it in a car on a Paramus side street was properly read his rights before being questioned by police, a New Jersey website is reporting.
An attorney for Randy K. Manning made the request of Superior Court Judge Edward Jerejian on Friday, contesting the August 2001 arrest, CLIFFVIEW PILOT is reporting.
Jerejian said he would review the videotaped questioning of Manning before issuing his ruling
If he rejects Public Defender Tana McPherson’s motion, the judge said, he will likely set a March trial date.
Manning, 32, a national of Trinidad and Tobago who used to live on Belmont Street in Englewood before moving to Brooklyn, faces a long list of charges, beginning with first-degree murder. He continues to be held on more than $2 million bail in the Bergen County Jail.
Prosecutors said Manning lured Kampane to a vacant house on Tryon Avenue in Englewood in August 2011, after hitting malls in Paramus and stores elsewhere. READ MORE....