Tue. May 21st, 2024

Clovis man will remain detained after being indicted of first degree murder

CLOVIS (KSMX)- Man involved in the November 7 shooting that resulted in the death of Jahmall Burge will remain behind bars.

Ninth Judicial District Attorney, Andrea Reeb, announced that Johnny Rae Vigil appeared before the Honorable Drew D. Tatum on the State’s Motion to Detain.

Judge Tatum granted the State’s motion and held Vigil without bond.

Vigil was indicted by a grand jury of First Degree Murder, in the November 7, shooting death of Jahmall Burge.

Judge Tatum stated Vigil is a danger to the community and no release conditions would protect the community.

Furthermore, the Judge commented on the evidence in the case is strong, Vigil was released from jail 36 hours prior to this incident and has violated his probation in the past.

Vigil has shown difficulty following conditions of release.

Vigil was represented by Freeman Faust, from the Office of the Public Defender.

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