Man convicted of killing Michael Jordan’s father wants new trial

LUMBERTON, NC (AP) — The man convicted of killing Michael Jordan’s father in North Carolina in 1993 and dumping his body in South Carolina is again asking for a new trial, citing misconduct by police, prosecutors and jurors.

Multiple media outlets reported that 40-year-old Daniel Green was in court in Lumberton on Wednesday, saying he did not kill James Jordan but only helped dump the body in a Marlboro County, South Carolina, swamp.

Investigators said Jordan was shot to death along US 74 near Lumberton.

Green is serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole.

His lawyers say he was at a gathering with Larry Demery, who asked for Green’s help with disposing the body. Demery was later convicted and also was sentenced to life in prison.

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