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KS Liberty: Roeder won’t face death penalty in Tiller murder

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

Kansas Liberty:

Scott Roeder, who was formally charged yesterday in the murder of Wichita abortionist George Tiller, will not be facing the death penalty if convicted.

Instead, Roeder, 51, could face a life sentence, which could allow him to be eligible for parole around his 76th birthday.

At yesterday’s court appearance, Roeder requested an attorney be appointed for him. (more…)