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Sirens & Gavels archive for Sept. 24, 2010

FRIDAY, SEPT. 24, 2010

Rape trial halted after suspect's suicide

A Spokane man on trial for rape killed himself at his home during a break in court proceedings Thursday. Harvey S. Marshall, 49, was charged with third-degree rape for an alleged incident in August 2008; the alleged victim was not a stranger to him, according…

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A medical examiners truck leaves the Greensville Correctional Center after the execution of Teresa Lewis in Jarratt, Va., Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010. Teresa Lewis was pronounced dead at 9:13 p.m.  (Steve Helber / (AP Photo/Steve Helber))

1st woman in 5 years executed in U.S.

JARRATT, Va. (AP) — The first woman executed in the United States in five years was put to death in Virginia on Thursday for arranging the killings of her husband and a stepson over a $250,000 insurance payment. Teresa Lewis, 41, died by injection at…

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