The trial against three men charged with the Danville murder-for-hire case won’t happen until sometime in 2024. The FBI alleges in court documents that Serhat Gumrukcu, 40, and Berk Eratay, 36, paid Jerry Banks, 34, to travel to Vermont and kill Danville resident Greg Davis, 49. During a status conference in U.S. District Court on Wednesday, Chief Judge Geoffrey Crawford proposed holding the federal trial in mid-January of 2024. The government said it could be ready by then, but the defense attorneys said they needed more time to examine and process all the evidence against the three suspects. Authorities say Davis was kidnapped from his Danville home and killed because Gumrukcu was concerned about Davis’s fraud allegations which would ruin Gumrukcu’s formation of a new company called “Enochian Biosciences.”
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