Murder charges have been dropped against two men in connection with a fatal shooting in
Our news partner, News 9 reports the murder charges against Lonnie Lee Smith and Kory Darnell Smith were dropped in Steubenville Municipal Court, but officials say the charges could be re-filed.
Lonnie Lee Smith, Kory Darnell Smith and Hakeem Cortez Herbert were arrested on April 22 in
A special grand jury met Tuesday in
Jefferson County Prosecutor Jane Hanlin says the case will once again be presented to the grand jury in June.
Even though the murder charge has been dropped, Lonnie Smith must answer to other charges from an incident in October 2012. Herbert is also still charged with felonious assault. Since the murder charge against Kory Smith was dropped, he will be released from jail.