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Death Penalty Still in Play for Double Murder Trail

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The death penalty is still on the table.  That was a judge’s ruling this week ahead of the highly anticipated Cole McCraney double murder trial set for next month.  The judge has denied a motion to prohibit the death penalty without a unanimous jury vote.  Judge William Filmore says he will follow the law, which states only 10 of 12 jurors need to vote for the death penalty during sentencing.