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January 23, 2014 at 10:17 PM

Bias appeal to state’s high court fails to win murderer’s release

OLYMPIA — Washington’s Supreme Court has rejected a petition for release from death-row inmate Jonathan Lee Gentry, sentenced for the murder of a 12-year-old girl in 1988. Gentry was condemned in 1991 for the killing of Cassie Holden in Bremerton. The girl, in town from Pocatello, Idaho, to visit her mother for the summer, was killed…

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January 23, 2014 at 12:05 PM

Supreme Court rejects petition from death-row inmate

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Washington’s Supreme Court has rejected a petition for release from death-row inmate Jonathan Lee Gentry, sentenced for the murder of a 12-year-old girl in 1988. Gentry was condemned in 1991 for bludgeoning of Cassie Holden in Bremerton. The girl was visiting her mother from Pocatello, Idaho. Gentry, who is black, argued that…

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