Parole canceled for man convicted of killing Michael Jordan’s father

Larry Demery (Photo: NCDPS)

RALEIGH, NC (AP) — North Carolina’s parole commission has canceled the scheduled 2024 parole for one of two men convicted in the 1993 murder of Michael Jordan’s father.

The state Post-Release Supervision and Parole Commission didn’t give a reason Tuesday why an agreement with Larry M. Demery had been terminated.

His initial August 2023 release date already had been pushed back a year. Demery will next get another parole review in late 2023.

Demery is serving a life sentence for the death of James Jordan, who prosecutors said was killed in his car as he napped along the side of an access road off a Lumberton highway.

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