Prosecutors say 21-year-old Matt Landry was held for four days before he was shot in the head. His body was later found inside a burned out vacant house in Detroit.
The Michigan appeals court ruled Ihab Masalmani is entitled to a new hearing.
Robert Taylor of Detroit has been sentenced to prison for the rest of his life for his role in the 2008 kidnapping and fatal shooting of Matt Landry.
Eighteen-year-old Robert Taylor faces life in prison without parole for 2009 murder of Matt Landry.
The trial now underway in Macomb County for a second Detroit teen accused in last year’s carjacking, kidnapping and murder of Matthew Landry.
Jury selection will begin Wednesday morning in Macomb County Circuit Court for the trial of a teenager accused of kidnapping and murdering a Chesterfield Township man more than a year ago.
Torn down Wednesday, a vacant Detroit house where Matt Landry was murdered by Ihab Maslamani stood next door to where another murder and fire bombing took place years ago.
Ihab Maslamani is facing life in prison. A Macomb County jury has found the 18-year-old accused of carrying out a crime spree that included the gunpoint abduction and killing of a man guilty on all charges.
Update – 6 p.m.: A Macomb County jury has found an 18-year-old accused of carrying out a crime spree that included the gunpoint abduction and killing of a man guilty on all charges. MORE HERE.
The murder trial of Ihab Maslamani, the man accused of murdering 21-year-old Matthew Landry of Chesterfield Township last summer, is continuing in a Macomb County courtroom.