Muhammad Sentenced to Death A judge in Virginia orders the death penalty for Washington, D.C.-area sniper John Muhammad. Muhammad was convicted of the Oct. 9, 2002, murder of Dean Myers near Manassas, Va. -- one of a string of killings tied to Muhammad and a young accomplice, Lee Boyd Malvo. Malvo, convicted in a separate killing, faces sentencing Wednesday. Hear an NPR News report.
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Muhammad Sentenced to Death in Sniper Case

A judge in Virginia orders the death penalty for Washington, D.C.-area sniper John Muhammad. Muhammad was convicted of the Oct. 9, 2002, murder of Dean Myers near Manassas, Va. — one of a string of killings tied to Muhammad and a young accomplice, Lee Boyd Malvo. Malvo, convicted in a separate killing, faces sentencing Wednesday. Hear an NPR News report.