TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jun 7, 2018
Nashville District Attorney Glenn Funk’s office will not seek the death penalty against Emanuel K. Samson, the man accused of a church shooting last year, The Tennessean reports. Samson faces one first degree murder charge, 24 counts of aggravated assault and civil rights intimidation. The DA’s office will pursue the “enhanced penalty” of a life sentence without parole.