By Heather Ratcliffe and Greg Jonsson CLAYTON, Mo. — Jurors in the second trial of Kevin Johnson quickly found him guilty on Thursday of first-degree murder for gunning down a Kirkwood police officer and set about deciding whether he deserves to pay with his own life.
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As the trial moved into its penalty phase, relatives of murdered police Sgt. William McEntee described to jurors who will decide the killer's fate a family that had been "destroyed" by his death.
"It's totally ruined my life," brother Michael McEntee told the jury Thursday evening. "This has completely damaged my family like I can't even describe."
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