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Sunday, December 10, 2023 | Back issues
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New trial for convicted killer

BATON ROUGE, La. — A federal judge in Louisiana ordered a new penalty phase trial for the man who was sentenced to die for murdering two people at a popular restaurant in 1995. His counsel was found to give him ineffective assistance, so his death sentence is vacated.

Read the ruling here.

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