In a press conference on the steps of the Orange County Courthouse, Florida Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala announces on March 16 that her office will no longer pursue the death penalty as a sentence in any case brought before the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida.
In a press conference on the steps of the Orange County Courthouse, Florida Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala announces on March 16 that her office will no longer pursue the death penalty as a sentence in any case brought before the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida. Joe Burbank Orlando Sentinel via AP
In a press conference on the steps of the Orange County Courthouse, Florida Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala announces on March 16 that her office will no longer pursue the death penalty as a sentence in any case brought before the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida. Joe Burbank Orlando Sentinel via AP

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