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Keith Davis Jr. stabbed to dying in jail for tried homicide, District Legal professional’s Workplace – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) – Keith Davis Jr. was charged with attempted first degree murder in a knife stab in 2020, Baltimore City prosecutors have confirmed. The office has decided to file a prosecution.

According to court records, Davis was on duty at the MRDCC prison on June 2, serving breakfast to inmates. Davis is said to have squirted orange juice in the face of an inmate and stabbed him several times with a “knife-like weapon”.

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The attacked inmate left several punctures and cuts in the incident.

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Davis was tried five times for the murder of Pimlico security officer Kevin Jones in June 2015. The trials ended with a hanging jury twice, once with an overturned conviction, and then he was convicted again during the fourth trial and sentenced to 50 years in prison.

In early May, he was granted a new trial for the fifth time.

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Davis’ case has become a focus of local social justice movements. He has maintained his innocence over the years.

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