Bail Revoked in Speakeasy Slaying

An eastern Pennsylvania judge has revoked bail for a man convicted of third-degree murder in the shooting death of a Maryland man in a Reading speakeasy almost four years ago.

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Berks County Judge Jeffrey Sprecher said Wednesday that prosecutors presented evidence that 32-year-old Jose Bonilla-Ortiz of Reading posed a danger.
The Reading Eagle says Sprecher cited a witness reportedly living in fear and alleged gang ties on the part of the defendant, who authorities say is a suspect in several drug cases.
Bonilla-Ortiz was also convicted of aggravated assault and weapons offenses but acquitted of first-degree murder.
Prosecutors said he killed 28-year-old Richard Gonzalez of Prince George's County, Md., during a November 2009 brawl at the after-hours club.
Defense attorney William Bernhart has vowed to appeal the conviction.

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