Megan Verdict

NPR's Melissa Block reports from Trenton New Jersey, where jurors have convicted a repeat sex offender for the murder of 7-year-old Megan Kanka. Jesse Timmendequas (tih-MEN-da-qwas) was found guilty on all charges of kidnapping, sexual assault and felony murder, which makes him eligible for the death penalty. The sentencing will take place next month.



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