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Man accused of shooting 3 senior citizens at Alabama church group meeting sentenced to life without parole

Posted on AllSides May 3rd, 2023
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Robert Findlay Smith, who was accused of shooting and killing three senior citizens at an Alabama church group’s meeting in June 2022, entered a guilty plea Tuesday for the intentional murder of Jane Pounds, Walter Rainey and Sarah Yeager, according to a news release from the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office. Because Smith “intentionally murdered two or more persons,” his charge was capital murder and his only sentencing options were either life without parole or the death penalty, according to the release. “This type of senseless murder of three innocent...

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