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Suspect in Coke Lot murder to appear in court

Posted at 6:15 AM, Dec 02, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-02 06:15:09-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- The prime suspect in the Indy 500 Coke lot murder could take a plea deal Wednesday. 

Avory Johnson is scheduled to be in court for his pre-trial conference. If no deal is reached, his trial with start Monday. 

Johnson is charged with murder and carrying a handgun without a license. Johnson is accused of killing 25-year-old Max Levine on May 24 at the Coke Lot at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Johnson was arrested shortly after the shooting, but was released. 

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At the time, the prosecutor's office declined to file charges because of how the Speedway Police Department obtained evidence. 

Eventually, those problems were resolved and Johnson was arrested. 

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