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By DAMON LAWRENCE
Judge James “Buddy” Scott has denied a defense request to reduce the bond for accused murderers Rocky and Leon Houston.
“I am certainly disappointed,” said Randy Rogers, attorney for Rocky. “I think we demonstrated that the bond was excessive.”
Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood set bond at $900,000 for each brother during a preliminary hearing in August. Defense lawyers argued that amount is excessive and way too much for two working men presumed to be innocent.
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