Alex Cater Held in Leroy Studevant Murder Case

Alex Cater was ordered held by Judge Thomas Motley at the conclusion of his preliminary hearing Thursday.

Wednesday, Motley found probable cause that Cater is responsible for the December 2011 stabbing death of Leroy Studevant.

Studevant was found dead in Marvin Gaye Park the morning of Dec. 31, 2011. His pants, shoes, and socks were wet. A t-shirt, two black jackets, and a broken knife blade lay under him. A belt was around his neck.

The next day, Jan. 1, 2012, Studevant’s death was ruled a homicide by the medical examiner. It was the first homicide of 2012.

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