Just two days after Jacqueline Smith was killed in the so-called panhandler murder, her stepdaughter Valeria Smith told WMAR 2-News in an emotional interview, "She is just the nicest woman you could ever meet in your life.
The police shot at Keith Davis a total of 44 times on June 15, 2015. The State charged him with 15 counts for a tragic murder that morning. After two trials, Natalie represented him in the third trial against Mr. Davis. She fiercely called into question the reliability of a jailhouse snitch that claimed to have gained a confession. In the final hour of the trial, a video seconds before the murder emerged. Natalie fiercely argued for it to be excluded, and crafted a defense around the video. Despite conflicting evidence, the jury did not convict Keith Davis.