BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - UPDATE: Jefferson County Circuit Judge Clyde Jones has issued a Gag Order in the capital murder case involving Kamille “Cupcake" McKinney.
The Gag Order reads:
After consideration of the recent amount of pretrial publicity in the above-matter, the Court hereby finds it necessary to ensure a fair and impartial trial for both parties to enter a Gag Order which hereby prohibits any member of the District Attorney’s Office or Counsels for the Defendants from making further extrajudicial statements concerning any and all matters pertaining to the above-styled case. Any violation of the above will immediately result in sanctions being imposed against the offending party.
ORIGINAL: The two suspects charged with capital murder in the kidnapping and death of a 3-year-old Birmingham girl went before a judge on Monday.
Patrick Stallworth appeared in Jefferson County Circuit Court around 9 a.m. for an initial appearance date for Stallworth to hire an attorney.
Derick Irisha Brown, who is also charged in the case, was also in Jefferson County Circuit Court on Monday.
Last month, Brown was appointed an attorney to represent her on charges of capital murder. Stallworth and Brown remain in jail. They both have a preliminary hearing on Dec. 10, 2019. If convicted, both could face the death penalty.
Kamille McKinney was abducted during a birthday on October 12th. Her body was found 10 days later in a dumpster.