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Double murderer to be put to death

A jury has decided that a 41-year-old man convicted of fatally shooting a car detailer and bludgeoning a prostitute to death with a pick hammer should be put to death.

Steven Anthony Jones also was convicted last month of attempting to murder three other people and raping a cellmate in Los Angeles County Jail during violent rampages in 2004 and 2005.

Attorney Robert A. Schwartz argued that Jones' abusive childhood and a brain dysfunction left him unable to control rages and that he should be imprisoned for life.

But Deputy Dist. Atty. Michael Blake told jurors that Jones did not lose control and that he deserved the death penalty, saying he carefully planned attacks and tried to cover his tracks.

-- Jack Leonard

 
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WHEN?

Mad dogs should be put down, because of their unpredictable condition, he is a threat to humanity, during his 23 hour days/months, and years leading up to his day of judgment, he will have the chance to reflect on his mad life.... either turn the anger on himself, or go insane.... Either way, he should be put to death.

Yes he deserves the death penalty, however the appeal process takes 20-30 years, and the taxpayers has to pay for his yearly expense of $90,000 per prisoner.

A new approach is need to save us taxpayers from this huge maintance. A radical approach is needed to save the taxpayers to house, feed and medically care for these horrible criminals.

We need a six month fast track dealth penalty process, with a one month only appeal an on the eight month if found guilty, the prisoner should be EXECUTED! On the ninth month the taxpayers will no longer have to foot the bill for housing and caring for these violent criminals. Taxpayers finally get relief.

The current appeal process only benefits the attorneys and not the taxpayers.

Mad dog jones is diffinitly a monster, he deserves the dealth penalty, what he does not deserve is the dealth penalty appeal process, she should be executed this month!


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