Defense attorney in newly scrutinized murder case won’t be removed at DA Larry Krasner’s request

At that time, the defendant, Marquise Noel, 21, of Southwest Philadelphia, was in the hospital’s trauma bay, where a private vehicle had taken him for treatment of a gunshot wound in a leg. Meanwhile, the body of Tafari Lawrence, 23, of Upper Darby, who was fatally wounded shortly before 2 p.m. that day at 75th Street and Elmwood Avenue, was also in the trauma bay.