Georgia criminal defense attorney Steve Sadow told the New York Post that Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis didn’t do anything 12 years ago when two men ended up dying during a night club altercation that involved two of Lewis’ friends.
Sadow claims Lewis wouldn’t have been found guilty if the case had gone to trial.
“People think Ray got off because he paid people off or because he was Ray Lewis, and that is not the case,” says Georgia criminal defense attorney Steve Sadow, who represented Sweeting. “There was no doubt that he would have been found not guilty if he had gone to trial. The only question was how long it would take for the jury to find him not guilty.”
The deaths of the two men — Jacinth Baker and Richard Lollar — have hung over Lewis ever since January of 2000 and they will likely shadow him for the rest of his life. Sadow and attorney Bruce Harvey, Oakley’s attorney, say that’s unfortunate: The future Hall of Famer, they argue, didn’t do anything wrong that night other than being in the wrong place at the wrong time.
“Anyone who knows anything about this case knows he should never have been charged in this case,” Harvey says. “It is something that should have been put to bed a decade ago. The charges were bogus.”
It’s sad how naïve people are for calling Lewis a double murderer when he did nothing wrong. People need to wake up, look themselves in the mirror and remember they also not perfect. Lewis was in the wrong place at the wrong time and never hurt anyone.