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    02.09.11 Professor Ursula Bentele on Cop-Killer Retrial
    Ursula Bentele

    The U.S. Attorney's Office in Brooklyn is seeking to re-try the case of Ronell Wilson, who was convicted of murdering two police officers in Staten Island in 2003. Although an execution was overturned in favor of life without parole last year, prosecutors want to uphold his original death sentence. Professor Ursula Bentele spoke to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle about the case. "Obviously, the U.S. Attorney’s Office feels pretty strongly that this was a case that deserves the death sentence,” she said. “The widows of the detectives that were killed are interested in that result.”

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