Florence, SC – Kodak Black’s trial for an alleged sexual assault has been scheduled for subsequent yr. According to SC Now, Judge Thomas A. Russo held a listening to Thursday (December 6) the place he set the Pompano Beach, Florida native’s trial date for someday in April.
Russo, 12th Judicial Circuit Solicitor E.L. “Ed” Clements III, and Black’s attorneys, Beattie Ashmore and Robert E. Lee, can have a convention name to set a date as soon as the schedule of phrases of court docket is launched.
In April 2017, Kodak was indicted on a sexual assault cost that allegedly occurred at a Florence, South Carolina Comfort Inn & Suites in February 2016. He was arrested 10 months later. A report from the Florence Country Sheriff’s Office explains Kodak is accused of getting bodily aggressive together with his accuser and forcing her to have intercourse with him.
According to the warrant — obtained by the Sun-Sentinel in 2016 — Black allegedly “forced the victim onto the bed in the room and then onto the floor of the room. He then removed her underwear and licked her vagina and then put his penis into the victim’s vagina.”
To convict the 21-year-old rapper, Clements’ workplace “must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Black engaged in sexual battery while either using aggravated force, or that the woman was a victim of a crime like kidnapping or robbery, or that Black caused the woman to become mentally incapacitated by giving her a controlled substance.”