Scott Shellenberger

Judge sets $75,000, $150,000 bail for brothers charged in Towson double homicide

Judge sets $75,000, $150,000 bail for brothers charged in Towson double homicide

A judge set bail — $75,000 and $150,000 — for two Baltimore County brothers charged with first-degree murder in a double homicide in Towson last week.

District Court Judge Sally C. Chester set the respective bails at a hearing Thursday for Nyghee Nicholas Johnson, 21, and Norwood Thomas Johnson Jr., 29, after she found the statement of probable cause lacked basic information, said defense attorney Warren Brown, who is representing the men.

“Though it’s a very serious charge, the statement of facts is very thin,” Brown said Thursday after the hearing.

The brothers, both of the unit block of Paula Place in the Rossville area, are charged in the killing of Stanley B....

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