Friday, January 16, 2009

 

Arthur Copeland Receives New Sentence

Tennessee death row inmate, Arthur Copeland, has received a reduced sentence under a new plea. Copeland plead to second-degree murder with a sentence of 14 years. Copeland will serve 3 years before he is released because of the 11 years he spent on death row.

"Arthur Copeland's first-degree murder conviction was reversed in May 2007 by the Tennessee Supreme Court, which ordered a new trial." His case had serious issues prompting the reversal and retrial.

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