Prosecutors Confirm They Will Not Seek Death Penalty in Eric Boyd Case - Articles

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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jan 3, 2019
Knox County Criminal Court Judge Bob McGee confirmed with prosecutors that they will not seek the death penalty or life without parole against Eric Dewayne Boyd, the fifth and final suspect in the brutal 2007 murders of Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom, Knoxnews reports. Boyd is currently serving an 18-year federal prison term for harboring the murder’s ringleader, but was just charged with his role in the actual killing last year. He is set for trial on Aug. 5.