District Attorney Files Shortened Motion For Meek Mill's Release
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- The District Attorney's Office has filed a shortened motion to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court reiterating the DA's belief that Meek Mill should be released on bail.
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Recently, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf stated that he supported DA Larry Krasner's position of being unopposed to the Philadelphia-born rapper's release while he appeals a probation violation sentence.
Meek Mill, whose real name is Robert Rihmeek Williams, was sentenced in November to two to four years in prison for violating probation on a roughly decade-old gun and drug case.
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The sentence was met with huge and immediate backlash from fans and supporters and it also sparked a debate on probation reform.
Mill remains in a Chester prison and has been there since November.
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