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Attorneys Ask For Retrial for Albert Defendant

By Chuck Sudo in News on Feb 14, 2011 8:40PM

Silvonous Shannon
Attorneys for Silvonus Shannon, who was convicted for his role in the beating death of Derrion Albert last month, have filed a motion for a new trial. Shannon said that he was acting in self-defense during the beating death of Albert, the Fenger High School student that was captured on videotape and sparked a nationwide discussion on violence.

A hearing on the retrial motion is scheduled for March 15.