Death Penalty Appeal

North Country News
11:15 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Man Facing Death for Killing Vermont Woman Seeks Review

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Lawyers for a man on federal death row for abducting and killing a Vermont woman are asking a judge for a closed-door hearing to interview some of the jurors from the 2005 trial who sentenced him to death.

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New York News
9:45 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Man Condemned in Death of Vermont Woman Seeks New Trial

Lawyers for a man on death row for the 2000 abduction and killing of a Vermont woman are telling a judge he should have his conviction overturned because his trial lawyers didn't properly explore his troubled upbringing.

In a hearing Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Burlington, lawyers for Donald Fell said the jury was not made aware of his past.

Prosecutors said defense attorneys have no grounds to call for a new trial for Fell.

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