Maryland House Of Correction
Maryland officials are preparing to tear down a more than 130-year-old prison that was closed in 2007 after a string of violent incidents.
The prison inmate convicted of killing a corrections officer will spend the rest of his life in prison but will not be put to death.
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.
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.
In the hands of a jury. A man charged with murdering a Maryland corrections officer is waiting to learn his fate.
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.