A sister’s anguish: Agony of victim’s family as Jodi Arias escapes death penalty after just ONE juror held out and is sentenced to life in jail instead

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sister's anguish

Reports: Daily Mail

Jodi Arias was sentenced to life behind bars today after a jury failed to reach a verdict on whether to execute her for the murder of her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander – causing his distraught sister to break down in tears and wish Arias to ‘burn in hell’.

The harrowing scene played out in Maricopa Country Superior Court as Judge Sherry Stephens declared a mistrial meaning Arias, 34, would not be able to face the death penalty.

Boy who killed his father’s pregnant fiancee when he was 11 to stop new baby from getting his bedroom wants a new trial

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Reports: Daily Mail

A boy who was just 11 when he was charged with fatally shooting his father’s pregnant fiancee has launched an appeal to dismiss the charges or grant him a new trial.

Jordan Brown, now 17, was jailed in 2012 for the fatal shooting of 26-year-old Kenzie Houk and her unborn son with a shotgun in February 2009 because he was jealous that the child would be given his room.

‘I knew he wasn’t going to make it': Father of youngest Boston bomb victim tells court about the heartbreaking moment he realized his son, 8, was dead and his daughter, 6, had lost her leg

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Reports: Daily Mail

The father of eight-year-old Martin Richard knew the instant he saw his son following the Boston bomb blast that he wouldn’t survived and made the unimaginable decision to leave quickly to save the life of his seriously wounded daughter, Jane.

Bill Richard told the trial on Thursday: ‘It was at that time that I saw my son alive for the last time. I saw a little boy who had his body severely damaged by an explosion.’