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Death Penalty Debate Begins in Brown’s Chicken Trial

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The jury in the Brown’s Chicken trial found Juan Luna eligible for the death penalty yesterday [TUESDAY]. Now they must decide if he deserves the sentence.

Diane Clayton is the mother of one of the victims.

Standing outside the courtroom she told reporters that the 1993 murder of her son has changed her life forever. She believes the death penalty is the “right thing” for Juan Luna.

CLAYTON: Well, he killed seven people, brutally, when they were begging for their lives, “Please don’t shoot me, please don’t shoot me.” That made me be for the death penalty because I think he deserves the same.

Another victim’s relative called for Luna’s life to be spared.

Jurors now will hear more arguments and decide whether Luna should actually be put to death.

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