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Monday, February 07, 2005

Death trial in Abingdon this month

Brent Simmons is being tried in Abingdon for the double-murder of two JMU University students in 1996. The two victims were male and female; Simmons allegedly had a romantic relationship with the female, stalked her from Florida, and executed her and her boyfriend. Simmons was originally tried for capital murder in state court, but his trial ended in a hung jury and he eventually plead guilty to reduced charges of second-degree murder. The United States Attorney is seeking the death penalty for Simmons.


posted by John Branch @ 3:28 PM


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