Sep 09, 2015

Georgia inmate wants new hearing over juror's racial slur

WASHINGTON (AP) — An African-American man on Georgia's death row is asking the Supreme Court for a new sentencing hearing because a white juror who voted for the death penalty later referred to him with a racial slur. Kenneth Fults was sentenced to death for the 1996 killing of Cathy Bounds, who was shot five times in the back of her head. Fults has been trying for 10 years to get a court to...

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