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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The young man described by police as the mastermind behind the slaying of a University of Memphis football player was in court yesterday.
Devin Jefferson was ordered held with bond set at $1 million. He told the court he had no attorney.
Jefferson, a former University of Memphis student, is charged with murder and accused of giving information about the victim to three other young men who shot him during a botched robbery.
Taylor Bradford was shot on campus September 30th. His attackers apparently believed he had won several thousand dollars at a casino.
Jefferson was a part-time university employee working as a referee in intramural sports.
The other three accused in the slaying are also in jail.
(Thanks WREG-TV, Memphis)
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