Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Death penalty sought against Reginald Potts

Cook County prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty against Reginald Potts in the death of Nailah Franklin in September 2007.

Today, assistant state's attorney Maria McCarthy told Judge Thomas Gainer, “On this date the state has filed its motion of intent to seek the death penalty.” The state will pursue capital punishment on the grounds the murder was “cold and calculated”. Not surprising, Potts has pleaded not guilty.

Read my other posts on the Franklin case here and here

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