•   
  •   
  •   

SportDeath penalty sought against MMA fighter in 2 Texas deaths

00:35  14 august  2019
00:35  14 august  2019 Source:   ap.org

Man charged with 4 counts of murder in Los Angeles-area shooting spree

Man charged with 4 counts of murder in Los Angeles-area shooting spree Gerry Dean Zaragoza, 26, faces up to life in prison without a chance of parole or the death penalty, prosecutors said.

BELTON, Texas (AP) -- Prosecutors in Texas plan to seek the death penalty for a professional MMA fighter accused in the deaths of two people whose The Bell County District Attorney's Office has filed formal notice to seek the death penalty against Cedric Marks, 45, District Attorney Henry Garza

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for MMA fighter Cedric Marks in relation to the death of his ex-girlfriend and another man. ABC reported in February that the two began dating in 2015 after meeting on Tinder and that Scott filed a protective order against Marks last July, calling him a “master

BELTON, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors in Texas plan to seek the death penalty for a professional MMA fighter accused in the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in a shallow grave in Oklahoma.

Death penalty sought against MMA fighter in 2 Texas deaths© Provided by The Associated Press FILE - This undated booking photo released by Bell County Sheriff's Office shows Cedric Marks. Prosecutors Monday, in Texas, say they will seek the death penalty for Marks, 45, an MMA fighter accused in the deaths of 28-year-old Jenna Scott and 32-year-old Michael Swearingin, whose bodies were found in a shallow grave in Oklahoma. (Bell County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

The Bell County District Attorney's Office has filed formal notice to seek the death penalty against Cedric Marks, 45, District Attorney Henry Garza said Monday.

Suspect Sought In Shooting Death Of Mother Of 8 At Birthday Party In Forest Hill

Suspect Sought In Shooting Death Of Mother Of 8 At Birthday Party In Forest Hill Police are continuing to look for suspects after a North Texas mother of eight was shot and killed during a birthday party in Forest Hill. © Provided by CBS Local, a division of CBS Radio IncDemetrice StewartDemetrice Stewart, 30, died Monday after she was shot on July 20 during a party at a home in the 7300 block of Tradition Drive. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

BELTON, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors in Texas plan to seek the death penalty for a professional MMA fighter accused in the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in a shallow grave in Oklahoma. The Bell County District Attorney’s Office has filed formal notice to seek the death penalty against

BELTON, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors in Texas plan to seek the death penalty for a professional MMA fighter accused in the deaths of two people whose The Bell County District Attorney’s Office has filed formal notice to seek the death penalty against Cedric Marks, 45, District Attorney Henry Garza

Marks was indicted for the slayings of Jenna Scott, 28, and Michael Swearingin, 32, two friends who were killed on Jan. 3 at a residence in Killeen, Texas, about 127 miles (204 kilometers) southwest of Dallas, according to investigators.

Their bodies were found about a week later in a shallow grave in Clearview, Oklahoma, about 80 miles (129 kilometers) east of Oklahoma City.

Marks, Scott's ex-boyfriend, has pleaded not guilty. Michael White, one of Marks' attorneys, told the Temple Daily Telegram that Marks "was not surprised" that prosecutors will seek the death penalty and "is anticipating his day in court when his story is told."

His current girlfriend, Maya Maxwell, also faces charges in the case. Maxwell has told authorities she was at the Texas residence when the victims were killed and when their bodies were buried in Oklahoma, according to an affidavit filed in the case.

Texas 10 Most Wanted sex offender captured in San Antonio

Texas 10 Most Wanted sex offender captured in San Antonio A 45-year-old convicted felon on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list has been captured in San Antonio. 

Texas prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty for former mixed martial arts fighter Cedric “Spider-Man” Marks, who is accused of He last fought against Edmilson Freitas at Rocks Xtreme MMA 23 in March 2018. He lost via technical knockout. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Mixed martial arts ( MMA ) in the United States was sanctioned under the Unified Rules in the states of New Jersey and Nevada in 2001, and is now regulated in all Vasquez's death was officially ruled as a death due to complications of blunt trauma of the head with a subdural hemorrhage.[ 2 ] Vasquez was

In February, Marks prompted a manhunt in Texas when he escaped from a private prisoner transportation van following his arrest in Michigan. He was recaptured nine hours later.

Marks compiled a record of 31-28-0 during his professional MMA career, which began in 1999, according to mixedmartialarts.com. His last fight was in September.

Read More

Death penalty filing in Tree of Life synagogue massacre brings opposition.
The decision by federal prosecutors to seek the death penalty for the man accused of killing 11 worshippers inside a Pittsburgh synagogue was made despite opposition from some of the people most affected by the massacre. The filing made this week by the U.S. attorney's office in Pittsburgh disappointed Dor Hadash, one of three congregations assembled for worship inside the building where an armed man opened fire last year. Among the victims was

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 1
This is interesting!