A jury on Thursday discovered the person behind the capturing in a Maryland newsroom three years in the past criminally accountable.
The choice by the jury, which took lower than two hours, all however ensures that Jarrod Ramos will serve a life sentence behind bars for the June 2018 capturing contained in the newsroom of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, the place 5 individuals had been killed and two others had been injured.
Though Ramos, 41, pleaded responsible in October 2019 to 23 counts associated to the capturing, he pleaded not criminally accountable for the deaths attributable to psychological sickness. In Maryland, the burden of proof of psychological sickness is on the protection. The jury was tasked with deciding whether or not Ramos would serve his sentence in jail or a maximum-security psychiatric hospital.
Prosecutors have sought 5 life sentences with out the opportunity of parole.
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