Death penalty sought for Florida shooter

Defense proposes guilty plea for life sentence as families brace for lengthy trial


Photographs by Broward County Jail

This photo provided by the Broward County Jail shows Nikolas Cruz. Authorities say Cruz, a former student opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, killing more than a dozen people and injuring several. (Broward County Jail via AP)

Prosecutors in Broward County, Fla., said Tuesday that they would seek a death sentence for Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old accused of carrying out the shooting rampage at a Parkland high school last month.

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