Teen Accused In Murder Of Lafayette Student Pleads Not Guilty

Posted at 9:29 AM, Jun 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-01 09:29:55-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The 16-year-old accused of murdering a Fayette County student and injuring another faced a judge Friday. 

Malachi Rashon Jackson allegedly shot and killed 15-year-old Kevin Olmeda-Ortiz outside a home on Garden Springs Drive back in February.

A not guilty plea was entered for Jackson. His bond was set at $100,000.

Jackson’s status hearing is scheduled for June 27.