Becher Street Homicide Suspect Appears in Court

A Milwaukee man will go on trial for felony murder. 

Treneel Bankston was in court and pleaded not guilty to a murder charge on Thursday.

He's accused of shooting Carmelo Silva to death earlier this month during what was described as a marijuana purchase.  

The incident occurred on 24th and Becher Street on October 1. 

Police said Silva's father stabbed Bankston after the shooting.

Bankston is due back in court on November 2nd.

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