Man accused of killing 23 people in racist El Paso attack will not face death penalty

Posted on AllSides January 17th, 2023
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A Texas man accused of killing 23 people in a racist attack at a Walmart store in El Paso will not face the death penalty if convicted, federal prosecutors have announced. Patrick Crusius has been charged with 90 counts under federal hate crime laws and is set to face trial for the killings in January 2024. The US Department of Justice announced its decision to not seek the death penalty against Mr Crusius in a required filing in the federal court in El Paso on Tuesday. Investigators say that the...

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