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Ex-Convict Michael Freeman Charged With 2011 Oakland Murder

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A 48-year-old ex-convict has been charged with murder for the stabbing death of another man in West Oakland last year, prosecutors said. Michael Freeman is charged in connection with the death of 59-year-old Marty Harris, who was found suffering from stab wounds near the intersection of Wood Street and West Grand Avenue at about 6:50 a.m. on June 8, 2011. Harris was taken to Highland Hospital in Oakland, where he later died, authorities said.

Freeman also is charged with assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly attacking Shameko Cobb with a knife on that same day, as well as for having two prior felony convictions: one for second-degree robbery in 2002 and one for possession of a controlled substance in 1991. Freeman, who is represented by veteran criminal defense lawyer Al Wax, is scheduled to return to Alameda County Superior Court on Jan. 7 to enter a plea.

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