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Washington, DC / Sniper Shootings / Malvo Trial / Penalty / Cooley Interview #744642

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 23, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jeanne Meserve) The jury vote of life imprisonment for Lee Malvo, who had been convicted in the Washington, DC, area sniper shootings, examined; courtroom sketches by William Hennessy shown. [Jury foreman Jim WOLFCALE†- comments on the case.] [Victim's brother Vijay WALKEKAR†, victim's sister Victoria SNIDER†, sniper victim Paul LARUFFA†, prosecutor Robert HORAN††, Malvo defense attorney Craig COOLEY†- react to the verdict.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with Cooley about the jury decision. [From Richmond, COOLEY - says the presentation of the evidence persuaded the jury; states age was a factor.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown, Jeffrey Toobin) The surprising jury decision in the trial of Malvo in Virginia, how the defense really set up the penalty phase & the decision before Attorney General John Ashcroft over trying Malvo for another shooting in a different county discussed.

Brown, Aaron;
Meserve, Jeanne;
Jeffrey, Aaron Brown,

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