GRAND HAVEN — In a bid for a new demo for Juan Cabrera, a 20-calendar year-aged Holland guy convicted of murdering a 14-calendar year-aged boy in 2019, a protection attorney is arguing Cabrera’s attorney did not do a good more than enough work defending him.

Juan Sandro Cabrera, 19.

Cabrera’s new legal professional, Frank Stanley of Grand Rapids, has been pursuing a assert of ineffective lawful representation to try out to establish grounds for a new demo for Cabrera, who is serving a sentence of life in prison without the need of the probability of parole. 

Cabrera was convicted of murder by an Ottawa County jury. The sufferer, Troy “TJ” Wells, was shot and killed with a superior-run rifle at the Hampton Inn resort off Felch Avenue on Feb. 16, 2019. 

At a hearing before 20th Circuit Court Judge Karen Miedema Thursday, Stanley experimented with to introduce his personal online video of a reenactment of the resort stability footage of the capturing. The surveillance footage of the shooting was a critical piece of evidence in the demo, since it captured a figure matching the clothes and footwear of Cabrera holding an AR-15 rifle. 

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Stanley reported he thought “there was a little something off” about the security movie and the way the gun was staying held. He instructed there could have been a next shooter in the doorway and utilized the video reenactment to check out to demonstrate that scenario was possible. 

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