Desmonte Leonard

6:20 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

Free IRS Tax Program, CINRAM Job Fair, Auburn Shooter Sentenced

IRS Building


 April fifteenth is a long way away. But, if you want to get a head start on filing your income taxes, the Internal Revenue Service will start accepting your paperwork today. The IRS is also pushing a new on-line service called free file. It’s the same thing as the internet tax program called e-file. But, the free file program is free of charge if you earn less than sixty thousand dollars a year. IRS spokeswoman Alejandra Castro-Nunez** says it’s a good way to go because the system keeps track of your information as you put it in…

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Auburn Pool Party Shootings
7:29 am
Wed May 22, 2013

Judge Sets Hearing Date in Pool Party Shootings

23-year-old Desmonte Leonard is accused of killing three people at a pool party at an Auburn apartment complex last year. His hearing has been set for October 15. / WSFA-TV

A Lee County judge has scheduled a hearing for a man accused of killing three people at a pool party at an Auburn apartment complex last year.

   Circuit Judge Jacob A. Walker set the date for the hearing for 23-year-old Desmonte Leonard for Oct. 15 in Lee County Court.

   The Opelika-Auburn News reports ( ) that one aspect of the hearing would be Walker saying that both sides have indicated that the case is not yet ready for trial.

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Politics & Government
8:37 am
Wed September 5, 2012

Grand Jury Indicts Leonard in Auburn Shootings WSFA-TV

A man accused of opening fire at an Auburn pool party has been indicted on a charge of capital murder.

Desmonte Leonard, 22, faces trial in the killing of two former Auburn University football players and another man.

Court filings posted Tuesday showed that a grand jury indicted Leonard for capital murder, one count of first-degree assault, two counts of attempted murder and two counts of second-degree assault. No trial date has been set.

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