Deadlocked Jury Leads to Voluntary Manslaughter Plea
Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office press release:
District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced today that Limmie Greg Curry pled guilty this afternoon to voluntary manslaughter, and admitted the use of a firearm in the shooting death on February 3, 2010 of William Charles Reid.
The defendant agreed he would receive the maximum term of 12 years. He will serve 85% of his sentence. Formal sentencing will occur on March 23, 2015.
At a previous trial of the matter, the jury deadlocked and was unable to reach a verdict on the murder charge but found he was guilty of cultivation of marijuana.
The resolution of the case was reached following discussions with the victim’s family.
The case was investigated by the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department and prosecuted by Deputy District Attorney Kelly Neel.
For further information contact Deputy District Attorney Kelly Neel at 445-7411.