A jury recommended Monday that John Allen Muhammad be executed for his role in the sniper attacks that killed 10 people and terrorized the Washington, D.C., area last fall.
A Virginia jury convicted Washington-area sniper suspect John Allen Muhammad on two counts of capital murder Monday, after six-and-a-half hours of deliberations.
Attorney General John Ashcroft announced Thursday that the two suspects in the Washington, D.C.-area sniper shootings will first stand trial in Virginia where both could get the death penalty.
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