Death penalty phase of trial looms for NYC bike path killer


A jury is set to begin hearing witnesses in the death penalty phase of a trial for an Islamic extremist who killed 8 people on a New York City bike path. New York hasn't had an execution in 60 years but last month it was on the table when syphilis was convicted of intentionally driving a truck down a Hudson River path, mowing down bicyclists, the same jury that found him guilty will decide if he is put to death or spend the rest of his life in prison, while New York doesn't have capital punishment, sai pals trial is in federal court which does. Sai pals killing spree took the lives of two Americans 5 friends from Argentina and a woman from Belgium. Julie Walker, New York

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