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Hearing for State of Maryland v Jarrod Ramos rescheduled to April

Deadline for Ramos' lawyers to file plea extended
Posted at 7:59 PM, Mar 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-24 19:59:50-04

ANNAPOLIS, MD. — Due to the impact of COVID-19 on court operations, the hearing for State of Maryland vs. Jarrod Ramos scheduled for March 25, 2020 has been rescheduled to April 15 - 17, 2020.

Ramos pleaded guilty to all 23 counts against him, including first-degree murder in the June 2018 shooting at the Capital Gazette.

The 38-year-old from Laurel, was charged with five counts of first degree murder in the deaths of Wendi Winters , Robert Hiaasen , Gerald Fischman , John McNamara , and Rebecca Ann Smith.

Ramos was also charged with attempted first-degree murder of Paul W. Gillespie, a photographer at the paper who escaped.