Amanda Snell

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Ex-Marine Sentenced to Die in Sailor’s Slaying

A federal jury has sentenced an ex-Marine to death for murdering a fellow service member in 2009, one among a series of violent, sexually motivated attacks he committed over the years.


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Ex-Marine Guilty of Murder, Could Face Execution

An ex-Marine was convicted Tuesday of first-degree murder in the 2009 slaying of a fellow service member, and now faces a possible death sentence for what prosecutors say was just one among a series of violent, stalking attacks on young women in northern Virginia.


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Death Penalty Case Goes to Jury in Sailor’s Death

Prosecutors contend that ex-Marine Jorge Avila Torrez killed Petty Officer Amanda Snell as part of a series of violent stalking attacks against young women.