Skip to comments.Lawyer: Lee Malvo To Drop Appeals, Admit Guilt (Teenage Sniper Ready To Accept Life Term)
Posted on 09/25/2004 8:43:24 PM PDT by Libloather
Lawyer: Malvo To Drop Appeals, Admit Guilt
Attorney Says Teenage Sniper Ready To Accept Life Term
POSTED: 5:26 pm EDT September 24, 2004
McLEAN, Va. -- A lawyer for teenage sniper Lee Malvo said he plans to admit guilt in one of the Washington-area sniper slayings.
He also said Malvo will drop all of his appeals of his convictions in another of the shootings.
Attorney Michael Arif said Malvo realizes "he's not going anywhere" and that he is ready to accept a lifetime in prison.
A plea hearing is set for next month.
Malvo is charged with capital murder in the shooting death of Kenneth Bridges in October of 2002. He has already been convicted and sentenced to life in the murder of FBI analyst Linda Franklin.
However, Malvo, who was 17 at the time of the killings, could still face a death sentence.
A prosecutor has said he will pursue that penalty if the Supreme Court allows the execution of those who commit murders at age 16 or 17.
Fellow sniper John Muhammad has been sentenced to death.
A firing squad would be the poetically just punishment.
How about a firing squad firing from the trunk of a 1992 Caprice?
Let's hope Paul Allen doesn't bail him out again.
Does he have to serve his time first, before being tried in the other states ?
This one is a classic case of the death penalty being appropriate simply because the guy is too dangerous to ever even think about letting loose.
Even better... Turn him loose... after informing him that a team of professional hit-men have been detailed to kill him... sometime... in the future...
If a jury has said that the tax payers no longer have to keep you alive, why is he breathing my oxygen?
Malvo can't be a real Muslim. He's accepting responsibility for his actions. </sarcasm>