Jury: Death Penalty for Double Aurora Slaying

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Centennial, Colo. (AP) Sir Mario Owens was sentenced to death for the slaying of a potential witness and his fiancee.

Jurors last month found the 23-year-old Owens guilty of first-degree murder in the june 2005 deaths of Javad Marshall-Fields and Marshall-fields' fiancee, Vivian Wolfe.

The two were shot to death in their car at an Aurora intersection. Marshall-fields had been scheduled to testify against Owens in another murder trial.

Jurors, who had been deliberating since Friday reached the death penalty verdict Monday in the slaying of both Marshall-Fields and Wolfe.

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