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Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Capital murder indictment returned in U.Va. slaying case

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The man accused of abducting and killing a University of Virginia student has been charged with capital murder and a prosecutor said Tuesday she will seek the death penalty if the case goes to trial.

The indictment accusing Jesse L. Matthew Jr. of capital murder in the death of Hannah Graham is based on new forensic evidence, Albemarle County Commonwealth’s Attorney Denise Lunsford told reporters after a hearing in which new defense attorneys with experience in death penalty cases were appointed. She declined to elaborate on the evidence.

Matthew, a former hospital worker and taxi driver, already was charged with first-degree murder and abduction with intent to defile and is being held without bond.



Anonymous said...

I see the face of evil!

Anonymous said...

Whatever happened to cleaning up the defendant? This guy looks exactly like the Monster he is, but really, no respect for court??

Rebel Without a Clue said...

OK, I have a question and it is not meant to be funny so here it goes; is that a weave? If not then why do so many African American men have such long and thick hair and the women don't? Here he is in court and his hair looks just the same as his mug shot. Just curious.

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Anonymous said...

Kill him.

Anonymous said...

By definition a scumbag is not always nice to look at.