Commerce Stabbing
6:20 am
Thu December 6, 2012

Bond Reduction Denied in Garcia Case

A state district judge has denied a reduction in bond for the suspect charged with murder in connection with the stabbing death of a Greenville man.

Myeisha Simone Garcia of Commerce remains in custody at the Hunt County jail in lieu of $500,000 bond on one count of murder involving the November 28 death of Jamal Stanton of Greenville.

Garcia filed a writ of Habeas Corpus from the jail Monday, and was appointed an attorney at that time. A hearing concerning Garcia’s bond was conducted Wednesday in the 354th District Court, at which time Judge Richard A. Beacom denied any reduction in the bond. No additional hearings are immediately scheduled.

Stanton died of a stab wound to the upper left torso. According to a report of the Commerce Police Department, Stanton was involved in an altercation in the Charter Apartments in Commerce.