Man Pleads Guilty In Federal Death Penalty Case

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http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2003/09/10/sampson_admits_guilt_puts_fate_in_jurys_hands/ A Boston man has made an apparently unprecedented guilty plea in a federal death penalty case, the Boston Globe reports. Gary Lee Sampson, 43, admitted yesterday to carjacking and murdering two Massachusetts men in 2001, heading straight to the case's punishment phase. Jury selection begins next week in U.S. District Court in Boston. The prosecution will focus on the heinousness of Sampson's crimes. Sampson's lawyers will ask jurors to consider . . .

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