capital murder

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On November 28, 2007, Petitioner Alex Blueford was watching Matthew McFadden, Jr., his girlfriend's 20-month-old son, in their home. See Brief for Petitioner, Alex Blueford at 2. Shortly after Blueford began babysitting, McFadden stopped breathing. See...

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Definition The intentional killing of another person by someone who has acted willfully, deliberately, or with planning. Overview

First-degree murder is a crime that is defined in a state's statute. However, the exact definition will vary by...

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In 1995, Henry Skinner was convicted of murdering his girlfriend and her two sons in their Pampa, Texas home, and sentenced to death. See Brief for Petitioner, Henry W. Skinner at 2. Skinner maintains that he is innocent of the murders. See Id. at 3....