Prosecutors seeking death penalty in Parkland school shooting
Prosecutors seeking death penalty in Parkland school shooting
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Nikolas Cruz appears in court for a status hearing before Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
"The capital felony was a homicide and was committed in a cold, calculated and premeditated manner without any pretense of moral or legal justification", the formal notice filed by prosecutors said.
Broward County Public Defender Howard Finkelstein, whose office is representing Cruz, had said that the teen would plead guilty if prosecutors did not pursue the death penalty.
Cruz will be formally arraigned on Wednesday.
Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old accused of killing 17 people in last month's shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school.
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The announcement came almost a week after Cruz was indicted by a grand jury on 34 counts of premeditated murder and attempted murder for the February 14 massacre, which killed 17 people and injured the same number.
A trial date has yet to be set and would depend on Cruz being declared competent to stand trial. The action by prosecutors Tuesday does not necessarily mean a plea deal will not be reached. According to Business Insider, "Standing mute has the same legal effect as pleading not guilty, but in Cruz's case could be part of a legal strategy as his attorneys prepare for a potential death-penalty trial".
His lawyers have let it be known he is prepared to plead guilty if he is guaranteed not to receive a death sentence.
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