May 24, 2017
Nicholas Leigl trial confirmation continued at request of defense
Trial confirmation was scheduled this morning for Nicholas Leigl. Jury trial is scheduled for June 5. Continued to 5/31 at request of defendant. Leigl is one of four suspects in the Jesus Garcia homicide case.
The People made an offer and Leigl's attorney, Mr. Michael Acosta will discuss that with Leigl.
On May 15, Judge Marilyn Miles dismissed Count 1, the murder charge and the special allegation.
The only charge left against Leigl is Count 2 is accessory after the fact with special allegation that "offense was committed for the benefit, at the direction of, an in association with a criminal street gang."
Mr. Michael Acosta is representing Leigl.