For Immediate Release
Aug. 26, 2017
The brother of a convicted murderer faces a Class A felony for giving false testimony during Jimmie Verge's trial in March 2017, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Derrick D. Marshall Jr., dob 9/20/1993, faces the Class A felony of Perjury.*
According to court records filed today, Marshall knowingly testified falsely that he was at another location with Verge at the time of the Dec. 14, 2015, homicide that Verge was later convicted of being connected with and that he also knowingly testified falsely about not having any phone interactions with Verge following the homicide.Marshall gave this false testimony in a March 2017 trial of Verge, his brother, The jury in that trial convicted Verge of eight felony counts, including two Murder 2nd Degree convictions.
Prosecutors requested a $100,000 cash bond.
For more information, contact:
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Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile: (816) 674-3954
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.