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Man charged with murder in 2021 Pittsfield shooting asks to represent himself in court

Edward Jennings led into court in orange jumpsuit and handcuffs (copy)

Edward Jennings is led into Berkshire Superior Court to be arraigned on charges connected with the slaying of Lemond Grady in Pittsfield. Jennings' lawyer is moving to suppress an apparent confession Jennings gave to the police.

PITTSFIELD — A man charged with murder who an expert said has grounds to raise a mental health incompetency defense seeks to represent himself in court.

The current lawyer for Edward Jennings Jr. is also moving to suppress an apparent confession Jennings gave to police on April 20, 2021, the day Lemond Grady was fatally shot on North Street.



Amanda Burke can be reached at aburke@berkshireeagle.com or 413-496-6296.

Cops and Courts Reporter

Amanda Burke is Cops and Courts Reporter for The Berkshire Eagle. An Ithaca, New York native, she previously worked at The Herald News of Fall River and the Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise.

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