The 20-year old man accused of killing former East Portland MP, Dr. Lynvale Bloomfield, has been offered bail.
Simeon Sutherland was offered bail in the sum of $800,000 by Senior Portland Parish Court Judge, Tracey Johnson today.
He was offered bail with several conditions.
His attorney is Peter Champagnie.
Mr. Champagnie updated our news center on his move to have the case transferred from Portland.
Sutherland is to return to court on June 12.
Dr. Bloomfield was found dead earlier this year. His body had multiple stab wounds.
Sutherland was arrested when scientific evidence linked him to the crime scene.
The 20-year old has given a statement to the Police and said he was a close friend of Dr. Bloomfield.