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Tuesday, August 13, 2013
LeBaron draws two life sentences
Judge said the law does not support jury's recommendation of death penalty

Jonathan Leo LeBaron briefly embraced his attorneys Monday morning as Circuit Judge Mark Jones announced he was sparing the convicted murderer's life.

Jones ruled that the Feb. 10, 2009, stabbing and beating death of Cape Coral resident and part-time Stock Island live-aboard boater Richard Gardner did not rise to the level of "especially heinous, atrocious, or cruel," as re...

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