Mom Who Fired Warning Shot Denied Release

Marissa Alexander, the Florida mother sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a warning shot, may have to await her new trial date in custody.

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Circuit Judge James Daniel did not rule Wednesday and seemed noncommittal as to when he planned on deciding whether or not Alexander would be granted release.

“I’ll get to this as soon as I can,” Daniel said. He added that he has 50 other cases on his docket to deal with, the Times-Union reports.

Read more at the Florida Times-Union.