Gang member’s sentence postponed

Frankie Hudson Jr.

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Sentencing for a reputed member of the violent H-Block gang was postponed Friday at prosecutor’s request because they believe he may have lied in his sworn statement he gave about a murder investigation.

Frankie Hudson Jr., 20, pleaded guilty to six charges, including three counts of aggravated robbery, one count each of robbery, having weapons as a felon and participating in a gang.

Charges carry a maximum of 65 years in prison.

Prosecutors said he may be a suspect in at least one murder.

The plea agreement dropped five charges of robbery, aggravated robbery and having weapons as a felon, and recommended a seven-year prison sentence with four years mandatory imprisonment.

The deal, however, hinged on Hudson providing truthful testimony against other defendants and suspects in other crimes.

He was indicted in June 2012 on 12 counts with three other alleged gang members that included dozens of charges of aggravated robbery and other violence.

Both defense attorneys and prosecutors agreed to delay Hudson’s sentencing.

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