A federal judge on Friday hurled out two life sentences for one of Virginia’s most famous lawbreakers, expert sharpshooter Lee Boyd Malvo, and requested Virginia courts to hold new sentencing hearings.
Malvo was 17 when he was captured in 2002 for a progression of shootings that murdered 10 individuals and injured three over a three-week traverse in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia, bringing about far reaching dread all through the locale.
His accomplice, John Allen Muhammad, was executed in 2009.
Malvo additionally was sentenced to life in jail in Maryland for the murders that happened there. In any case, his legal counselors have made an interest on comparable grounds in that state. A hearing is planned for June.
Fairfax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Ray Morrogh, who arraigned Malvo in 2003, said the Virginia lawyer general can advance Jackson’s decision. If not, Morrogh said he would seek after another lifelong incarceration, saying he trusts Malvo meets the criteria for a cruel sentence.
Michael Kelly, representative for Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, said Friday evening that the workplace is “surveying the choice and will do everything conceivable, including a conceivable interest, to ensure this indicted mass killer serves the lifelong incarcerations that were initially forced.”