Feds will NOT seek death penalty for El Paso Walmart gunman

Posted on AllSides January 17th, 2023
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A Texas man who shot and killed 23 people at an El Paso Walmart will not face the federal death penalty, prosecutors announced on Tuesday. Patrick Crusius, now 24, opened fire at the supermarket in August 2019, having posted a slew of racist material online. He will go on trial on 90 hate crime charges in January 2024, but will not be federally executed, after Joe Biden campaigned to end the federal death penalty and the attorney general instigated a moratorium in July 2021. Crusius could, however, still be executed...

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