In March 2019, the actor of “The shadow of the past” (telenovela you can watch for free on ViX) had a street fight with Juan Ricardo Hernández, a 63-year-old Cuban, whom he punched.
The blow left Mr. Hernández with a head injury and internal bleeding. After four days in a coma, Mr. Hernández died.
The Mexican actor was arrested and after posting his first bail of $50,000, remained under house arrest, a situation he has remained in pending trial and also facing an alleged separation from his wife Ana Araujo.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and various requests for adjournment, Lyle’s trial did not take place. However, after a virtual hearing held on Thursday, August 4, 2022, the 35-year-old actor already knows when he will have a clearer picture of his life and freedom.
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Pablo Lyle to go on trial in September 2022: the details of his next court appearance
In a brief hearing with Judge Marisa Tinkler Mendez, Lyle’s defense and the Miami District Attorney’s Office, represented by District Attorney Shawn Abuhoff, agreed to a trial on September 19, 2022, which will ultimately determine Lyle’s responsibility. death of Juan Ricardo Hernández.
Pablo Lyle was also present at the hearing this Thursday via Zoom, but did not make a statement or turn on his camera: he only connected via audio.
Eleven days before the trial, there will be another hearing aimed at assessing the status of the situation or any setbacks that could affect the scheduled trial date. However, Judge Tinkler Mendez believes there will be no real conflict between Lyle’s defense and the prosecution.
“I don’t expect that you will have to resolve issues that require a great deal of disagreement between the two parties,” said Lyle’s attorney, Philip Reizenstein. With this data, the lawyer warned that fortunately “a large part of things have already been resolved”.
Beyond the progress in Pablo Lyle’s legal process, the selection of the jury, which will consist of six members who will decide whether the actor is guilty or not, is emerging as one of the most complicated and lengthy stages that will face both two. accessories.
Tinkler Mendez explained that a panel of 300 people will be convened to select the six grand jurors and three alternates. In addition, he asked the parties to propose questions to make an appropriate selection of jurors that are not influenced by the press coverage of the Pablo Lyle case.
Seven to eight witnesses are expected to testify, although there could be more if needed. However, neither Lyle’s defense nor the prosecution revealed who those witnesses might be.
The judge estimated that the testimony of seven witnesses would make the trial last three or four days. So, by September 21 or 22, 2022, Pablo Lyle will already know if he is considered guilty or not for the involuntary manslaughter of Juan Ricardo Hernandez