Jurors on Nelson's case say 11 of 12 wanted death penalty recommendation instead of life imprisonment

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Published on July 13, 2019 - Duration: 01:29s

Jurors on Nelson's case say 11 of 12 wanted death penalty recommendation instead of life imprisonment

Jurors on Nelson's case say 11 of 12 wanted death penalty recommendation instead of life imprisonment


Jurors on Nelson's case say 11 of 12 wanted death penalty recommendation instead of life imprisonment

HAVE SPARED NELSON DEATHCHRIS: SCOTT NELSON WILL SPENDTHE REST OF HIS LIFE IN PRISONFOR STABBING JENNIFER FULFORD TODEATH IN 2017, BUT SOME OF THEJURORS ON HIS CASE SAY THATPENALTY IS NOT ENOUGH.AFTER THE VERDICT WAS RETHURSDAY NIGHT, THEY TELL US11 -- 11 OUT OF 12 JURORS WANTEDDEATH FOR NELSON.THE JURORS WESH 2 NEWS SPOKEWITH DID NOT WANT TO BEIDENTIFIED, BUT THEY WERE UPSET,SAYING A SINGLE JUROR WAS ABLETO HIJACK THE GROUP’S DECISION.IN 2016, FLORIDA’S SUPREME COURTRULED THAT JURIES MUSTUNANINMOUSLY AGREE ON DEATHPENALTY RECOMMENDATIONS FORPEOPLE CONVICTED OF CAPITOLCRIMES.AFTER THAT RULING, THE COURTTHREW AWAY DEATH SENTENCES FORSOME ON DEATH ROW, INCLUDINGBRANDON BRADLEY, WHO ISCONVICTED OF KILLING A BREVARDSHERIFF’S DEPUTY IN 2012.10 OUT OF 12 JURORS AGREED ON ADEATH SENTENCE FOR BRADLEY INTHAT CASE, WHICH WAS ENOUGH ATTHE TIME.

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