Fate of Aspiring Rapper Who Turned Drug House Into Slaughterhouse Now in Jury's Hands

Justin Pharez Smith leads Bible study from behind bars. Fellow inmates describe the convicted killer as a positive role model and a man of God. In a fight to spare his life, defense attorney Paul Johnson said Smith could do good in prison. The aspiring rapper was once a model college student who performed anti-violence spoken word poetry. He had shown promise, Johnson said. He could do it again.   Continue reading...

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