Connecticut Could Overturn Death Penalty

Posted by | April 5, 2012 11:26 | Filed under: Top Stories

It’s passed a hurdle in the state Senate and goes to the House where there is much support.

The repeal bill would replace the death penalty for future cases with a sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of release. Additionally, the bill renames the capital felony charge as, “murder with special circumstances.” The charge would be reserved for individuals convicted of murdering two or more people at the same time, a person under age 16 or a person he or she has kidnapped, among other scenarios.

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