Bail Denied For Angelo Harrod, Charged With Murder Of USNA Mom Michelle Cummings

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — A justice denied bail Thursday for Angelo Harrod, the antheral accused of firing the stray slug that killed Michelle Cummings successful Annapolis.

Harrod appeared today, by video from the region jailhouse successful courtroom 2 of the territory court. He has 8 erstwhile transgression convictions and 3 pending cases. Prosecutors said helium chopped disconnected his ankle bracelet successful May and was wanted erstwhile helium fatally changeable Cummings past month.

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Angelo Harrod’s connection of charges stretches to 2 pages. He is being held without enslaved successful the execution of Naval Academy parent Michelle Cummings.

— Paul Gessler (@PaulGessler) July 15, 2021

Harrod is facing 3 beingness sentences successful the execution of the Texas ma who was successful municipality past period to spot her son’s induction into the Naval Academy.

“Thank you for the owed diligence to bring justness to carnivore to the Cummings family,” said Sean Buck, Vice Admiral, and U.S. Naval Academy Superintendent.

Officials announced his apprehension connected Wednesday and prosecutors elaborate the charges Thursday. They said helium escaped location detention and the bullets were meant for 2 others parked successful a car.

Harrod’s lawyer told the justice contiguous helium maintains his innocence. As SAO Miller was rattling disconnected the charges, Harrod’s parent shook her caput and spoke up, “Prove it.” She declined to talk aft the hearing.

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In summation to the video evidence, tribunal documents said a witnesser positively identified Harrod to detectives. The State’s Attorney told the justice a slug went done the visor of the car of the intended targets.

Cummings was sitting successful the patio of the edifice conscionable down a obstruction and trees, straight successful the enactment of fire.

The authoritative told the justice Harrod’s actions showed a “brazen and reckless disregard for quality life.”
His lawyer said helium maintains his innocence and his parent spoke up during the hearing, imploring prosecutors to “prove it” erstwhile detailing the shooting.

The authoritative told the tribunal CCTV surveillance video shows Harrod “preparing for an ambush” and opening fire. A slug deed the visor of the intended targets’ car, helium said. Harrod showed a “brazen and reckless disregard for quality life,” Miller said.

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She declined to remark aft the justice ruled her lad beryllium held without bond.

Harrod volition look successful the aforesaid courtroom present for his preliminary proceeding connected Aug. 11.

Cummings’ memorial work successful Houston is scheduled for Thursday afternoon. Her ceremonial is planned for Saturday successful Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Angelo Harrod, APD

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