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.
A Macomb County jury took less than a day to convict an 18-year old Detroit man in the kidnapping and death of Matthew Landry of Chesterfield Township.
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.
Some evidence will be allowed, and some won’t, when the trial of a man accused of murdering a Chesterfield Township man begins this week.