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D.C. Sniper to Be Resentenced

June 21, 2018, 8:21 PM

Lee Boyd Malvo, one of the two “D.C. Snipers” that terrorized the region in 2002, killing 12 people and wounding 6 more, will be resentenced, a federal appeals court held June 21.

The new constitutional rule that a juvenile offender convicted of homicide cannot receive a mandatory sentence of life without parole applies retroactively to this case, Judge Paul V. Niemeyer wrote for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

“We make this ruling not with any satisfaction but to sustain the law. As for Malvo, who knows but God how he will bear the future,” the court ...

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