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Prosecutors may seek death penalty in Crow Reservation roadside shooting

 


HELENA – Federal prosecutors may seek the death penalty for an 18-year-old man charged in the deaths of a husband and wife who authorities say stopped to offer him help on the side of the road on the Crow Indian Reservation.

A new grand jury indictment filed Friday includes death as a possible punishment if Jesus Deniz Mendoza of Worland, Wyoming, is convicted of two counts of first-degree murder, carjacking that resulted in death or use of a firearm during crimes of violence.

http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/prosecutors-may-seek-death-penalty-in-crow-reservation-roadside-shooting/article_cbfa4aa8-e373-5ecb-8782-2fa93fa38720.html

 

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