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Lawyers Try to Spare Inmate's Life as Execution Nears

Attorneys for a convicted serial killer in Virginia are pushing to spare his life as the 49-year-old's scheduled execution draws near. The state had been planning to execute Alfredo Prieto at 9 p.m. Thursday at the Greensville Correctional Center, but it was unclear whether that will take place. The El Salvador native was on death row in California for raping and murdering a 15-year-old girl when DNA evidence linked him to the rape and murder of Rachael Raver and the slaying of her...

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