A judge has ruled that an inmate accused of fatally stabbing a correctional officer in 2006 is still incompetent to stand trial.
After nearly a week of deliberations, a jury in Anne Arundel County still hasn’t agreed on a sentence for Lee Stephens. He’s the man convicted of murdering a corrections officer, and he’s eligible for the death penalty.
Anne Arundel County jurors hold a man’s life in their hands, as they decide whether Lee Stephens should be put to death for killing a corrections officer.
A jury is deciding whether Lee Stephens should live or die. Earlier this month, the 32-year-old was convicted of first-degree murder for the fatal stabbing of Cpl. David McGuinn, an officer who worked at the now-closed Maryland House of Correction in Jessup.
The killer of a Maryland prison guard will soon find out if he will be put to death.
Guilty. That’s the verdict in the trial of the man accused of killing a corrections officer inside a Maryland prison. He could get the death penalty.
Anne Arundel County prosecutors say two prisoners fatally stabbed a correctional officer because they didn’t want to live by the rules.
An Anne Arundel County judge has ruled that the trial of a prisoner charged with killing a correctional officer will remain a death-penalty case.
Attorneys for an inmate accused of killing a corrections officer are seeking a hearing that will give them a look at the prosecution’s case — and a chance to persuade a judge to take the death penalty off the table.