via Florida prosecutors to seek death penalty for accused high school shooter Nikolas Cruz – AOL News

March 13 (Reuters) – Florida prosecutors will seek the death penalty in the case against Nikolas Cruz, the former student accused of carrying out the shooting spree last month at a Parkland high school in which 17 people were killed, according to a notice filed in court on Tuesday.

Michael Satz, the state attorney in Broward County, filed the notice with Judge Elizabeth Scherer of his office’s intent to seek the death penalty.

Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder for the attack on Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in which 14 students and three staff died.

via Florida prosecutors to seek death penalty for accused high school shooter Nikolas Cruz – AOL News

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