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November 24, 2009

Jury issues death sentence for Pa. officer's killer

Philadelphia Daily News

PHILADELPHIA — John "Jordon" Lewis, the man sentenced to die by lethal injection for the murder of police officer Chuck Cassidy was stoic as he learned his fate yesterday and then apologized to the slain officer's family one last time.

"I take this sentence with honor for Chuck and my family...I apologize deeply but words cannot express that....You do not know how many nights I have cried in jail," he told the court before being formally sentenced to death.

Full story: Jury issues death sentence for Pa. officer's killer

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