Preliminary Hearing Begins For Accused Charged In Lakeshore Murder


A preliminary hearing has begun for a teen charged in a Lakeshore murder.

On July 13, 2017, 18-year-old Marcus Pierce of Windsor was killed during a fight in Belle River in the Cooper Crescent and Lenore St. area.

A teen, who can not be named because of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, is charged with second degree murder and assault causing bodily harm.

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Marcus Pierce holding his infant son. (Photo courtesy of Facebook)

The hearing will determine if there is enough evidence to proceed to trial.

Several members of Pierce's family were in court wearing t-shirts with Pierce's photo.

The preliminary hearing is scheduled for five days.