Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Decatur Man Arraigned for Brother’s Death Due To Alleged Stabbing Awaits Trial, Fate Hinges on Phone Records

In Decatur, a judge will deliberate whether Demetrick L. Boey’s phone records are sufficient to prove beyond a reasonable doubt whether he is held to be accountable for the fatal stabbing of his younger brother, Darrell Boey. The bench trial of the accused 42-year-old has been initiated on Wednesday for the death of Darrell Boey, 36, before Macon County Circuit Court Presiding Judge Thomas Griffith.

Darrell Boey

For the fatal stabbing of Darrell Boey in Decatur, the accused Demetrick L. Boey will have to wait until October 27 whether a judge believes his not guilty plea. (Photo: WCIA)

Set Date

Demetrick L. Boey will need to wait until October 27 to know if the judge believes his not guilty plea. Griffith heard the defense cross-examination of witnesses and the prosecution case. This was prior to scheduling closing arguments to commence at 10:30 AM on Wednesday and adjourning for the day.

Defense lawyer Caleb Brown had made a motion for a directed verdict indicating the murder indictment was not proven at the close of the evidence of the prosecution. However, but the judge denied the directed verdict, reported Herald & Review.

Read Also: Illinois Mother Searches Online for ‘Ways to Get Rid of Your Child,’ Kills 5-Month-Old Daughter

What Transpired to the Victim?

Darrell had gushed out blood and passed away on the front porch of a 1900 block of North Church Street house. This was prior to being stabbed in the groin.

No Murder Weapon Found

According to Prosecuting Assistant Macon County State’s Attorney Stephen Friedel when speaking to the judge, he did not possess an eye-witness testimony to support his case. There was no murder instrument and physical evidence.

Start of Investigation

The probing of the murder case commenced in June 2019. The autopsy was held in McLean County, reported WCIA.

Related Article: NFL: Mississippi Auditor Demands Repayment of $77 Million in Wrongly Spent Welfare Money