Florida Sex Offender Sentenced

It is the crime that led to a crackdown on sex offenders around the country.

Today, a Florida jury convicted a sex offender of raping and killing a 9-year-old girl.

Jurors convicted john Couey in the slaying of Jessica Lunford.

Lunford was snatched from her bedroom in 2005 and eventually buried alive.

Her body was found in a shallow hole, encased in two black plastic trash bags clutching a purple stuffed dolphin.

The jury must now decide whether to recommend whether Couey be sentenced to death.


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