JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - More than six months after he was released on bond, the man indicted for killing two people near Hal’s St. Paddy’s Parade is back behind bars for violating the terms of that agreement with the court. Hinds County Circuit Judge Faye Peterson revoked bond for Jordan Cummins after testimony from two witnesses and evidence filed with the state showed him repeatedly spending time at the home of Jenny Lukens, a co-defendant in the case. A grand jury indicted Cummins last year on two counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of Joshua Spann and Auden Jubilee Simpkins, and also indicted Lukens for one count of hindering prosecution. The shooting took place a few blocks from the parade route for the Hal’s St. Paddy’s Parade in downtown Jackson back in March of last year. Cummins drove away after the shootings and was captured a short time later by Capitol Police. Though his bond was initially denied because of a cellphone video that emerged of Cummins justifying the shooting, Peterson granted him a $250,000 secured bond in July. That bond contained strict orders that required him to remain within the confines of his mother’s home from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. and have no contact with Lukens or the victims’ families. One witness told the court that she saw Cummins and Lukens together often, at least twice a week. Another witness, who served as a private investigator hired to monitor Cummins’ movements, said he violated the terms of his curfew almost constantly from late December to late January. Peterson took particular issue with the fact that Cummins did not change his behavior even after the state filed a motion to revoke bond with evidence that Cummins had been essentially living with Lukens during that time.
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