Baltimore Man Killed 4 Months After Being Release From Prison After 21 Years

Updated On 21 May, 2019 Published On

A Baltimore man, namely James Lomax, was released less than four months ago after spending 21 years in prison, and he was found dead on May 4, authorities have confirmed.

As per the report, he had told his family that he wanted a fresh start following his release from the Jessup Correctional Institution. James served a 21-year-sentence for drug-related charges.

His cousin, Coketa Diggins, told media that James wanted to spend his time with his two daughters, who were very young when police took him into custody.

But he never got his home

Coketa said,

He missed out on a lot with his family, so he wanted to turn his life around. His main focus was to get a house and get his kids.

James was fatally shot to death on May 4 after getting out of prison in January. He was 44.

Officials have yet to release further details about the shooting. Neither a motive nor the suspects of his murder have been known.

A handgun and a narcotics were found on his body, Police said. However, his family says that James wanted to make his life better.

James was arrested and convicted of two counts of possession with intent to deliver and conspiracy to distribute in 1997.

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