Prosecutors who already had the brother of a man on trial for murdering the Brooklyn rapper Kampane in Englewood testifying against him picked up another key witness today: the defendant’s ex-girlfriend.
Natuchka Etienne told Superior Court Judge Edward A. Jerejian in Hackensack today that she’s prepared to testify against Randy Manning, whose trial began Tuesday.
In return, accomplice charges that were originally brought against Etienne will be dropped as long as she follows the requirements of the Pre-Trial Intervention Program, including regular phone monitoring, for a year or less. She also must testify against Manning if called.
Etienne, who lived Manning in Brooklyn around the time of the August 2011 murder, was able to return to her native Florida, Jerejian said. READ MORE ….