Killeen Murder Suspect Held On $4 Billion Dollar Bond Released
A story that garnered national headlines last week and sparked tons of conversation about bail and bonds in America has taken a turn.
According to our news partner, KWTX, Bell County Justice of The Peace Claudia Brown has admitted that she set a $4 billion dollar bond for Willis to make a point about unreasonably high bond amounts that forced too many suspects to remain in jail until trial.
Willis’ bond was reduced on Friday by State District Judge John Gautt after Willis’ attorney and The Bell County District Attorney’s Office filed a joint motion to have his bond reduced to $150,000. On Monday, Willis’ was subsequently released after posting bond.