Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Angola 5 Defendant Gets Automatic Life

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ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) — The jury that commonly convict Angola patient Robert G. Charley of first-degree slay in the 1999 death of a penitentiary refuge guard could not get to a agreed decision on whether Charley should get the loss price or another life ruling.

As a result, Carley will receive a life ruling in the case, said preside Judge Jerome M. Wins berg.

Reported Monday that jurors had deliberate for an hour and 20 record when Wins berg told attorneys Sunday that a juror was in diabetic sorrow and desirable insulin. The adjudicator said paramedics had been call to treat the juror, and he controlled the jurors to stop deliberate until the ailing juror return.
When pondering resume, the panel debate for about two hours ahead of telling Wins berg that they can not reach a common verdict on the ruling for Carley. Wins berg asked them to try another time, but they later return to say they were "desperately deadlocked."

Carley, 43, was convict Saturday in the thrashing and stabbing loss of Capt. David C. Knapps, 49, through an escape effort from the state prison at Angola.

Five Angola inmate were indict in Knapps' slaying. One of them, Jeffrey Clark, was convict and sentence to death in May.

Carley is at present serving a life verdict for a 1987 slays in St. Bernard rural community.

The Angola 5 bags are being prosecute for the 20th court District Attorney's Office by Jefferson community assistant area attorneys Tommy Block and Mike Farrell and Lea Hall and Hugo Holland of Caddo community.

During concluding point of view in Sunday's penalty chapter of Carley's trial, Hall tell jurors the punishment should fit the wrong.


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