CHESTERTOWN, Md. (AP) — A judge has denied a request for a new trial for a man convicted of first-degree murder in the 1999 killing of a 73-year-old woman.

Kent County Circuit Judge Paul M. Bowman last week denied a request by David Starkey, 35, of Millington for
post-conviction relief.

Starkey was sentenced to life in prison in 2000 for the December 1999 killing of Germaine Clarkston. Starkey fired two deer slugs from a 12-gauge double-barreled shotgun into a car she was riding in. Two other women were injured.

Starkey’s brother, Danny Starkey, who was driving the car, was convicted of second-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder in the slaying.

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  1. j. kramer says:

    you have lived 12 years longer then should have. You did this now it is past time that you pay for what you did. You are far more lucky then the person whose life you took. I f it was up to me you would be where you should be, burning in hell with thr rests of the cowards that take another human life.

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