Plea deal eyed in federal killing case after state acquittal

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man acquitted in state court of aggravated murder in the death of a sheriff's deputy is now weighing a plea deal involving federal charges against him, his lawyer said Wednesday.

[...] a deal appears unlikely regarding the pending counts against Roberto Roman that include intentionally killing a law enforcement officer, defense attorney Stephen McCaughey said.

[...] a federal appeals court rejected that argument in Roberto Roman's case because the second round of charges was filed in federal court....
8 Published By - National News - 2017.01.12. 00:32
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