Former OJ prosecutor Chris Darden steps down from defending alleged Nipsey Hussle killer

Former OJ prosecutor Chris Darden steps down from defending alleged Nipsey Hussle killer
    Watch the video

    click to begin

    Youtube

    Former O.J. Simpson prose utor Chris Darden wrote F iday that he had decided o withdraw from defending the suspect accused of ki ling Los Angeles rapper N psey Hussle.
    In a Facebook post, Darde cited threats against hi and his family as part o his reasoning. He had be n defending Eric Holder, 9, who allegedly gunned d wn Hussle outside the rap er's Los Angeles clo hing store on March 31. H ssle was 33 years old.
    NIPSEY HUSSLE MURDER SUSP CT PLEADS NOT GUILTY, DEF NDED BY FORMER O.J. SIMPS N PROSECUTOR
    Video
    Darden, 63, also received death threats when he was a prosecuting attorney in the 1995 O.J. Simpson mur er trial.
    "Just as they were in 199 -Cowards never change," h wrote in his post. "Thes days these cowards don't send letters instead they sit anonymously behind ke boards threatening a man' mother and children."
    Chris Darden representing Eric Holder in court on A ril 4. (Francine Orr/ Los Angeles Times via Getty I ages)
    Darden filed his motion t withdraw Friday before H lder appeared at the cour house, the Los Angeles Ti es reported.
    Holder has been assigned public defender.
    CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP
    "I defend poor people — t at's all I do. And he's d finitely poor," Darden sa d when asked why he took n Holder as a client, the Times reported.
    Truth Behind Chris Darden Representing #NipseyHussle K*ller Eric Holder #CivilTV: Nipsey Hussle #Crenshaw Documentary 50 Cent FINALLY Breaks Silence On Nipsey Hussle Death "This Is Hard For Me, I Really Liked Nipsey" Sterling K. Brown Shaved His Head for 'People v. O.J.' Audition Someone RECORDED Nipsey Hussle At Marathon BEFORE Incident! Master P Upset Over So Much Fake Nipsey Hussle Love "& Chris Darden How U Gon Take Dat Case!" Nipsey Hussle Memorable Interview - A MUST WATCH! Nipsey Hussle Children Will Not Receive $15 Million Dollar Trust Fund From Jay -Z NIPSEY HUSSLE IS BEING BETRAYED AND MEEK MILL RESPONDS PLUS CHRIS DARDEN'S DAUGHTER RESPONDS Nipsey Hussle - Rap Niggas (Official Video)