MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors in Virginia have agreed to not search the dying penalty towards a person accused of killing his 1-yr-previous son for the insurance coverage cash.
Joaquin Rams is scheduled to go on trial in March for the 2012 dying of his son, Prince McLeod Rams. Rams has maintained his innocence, and stated the boy died after going into seizures.
Prince William County prosecutors say he drowned the boy to gather greater than $500,000 in insurance coverage insurance policies he took out on the boy’s life. Prosecutors additionally suspect Rams within the deaths of his mom and former girlfriend.
On Friday, prosecutors and Rams’ legal professionals agreed to a deal through which prosecutors dominated out looking for a demise sentence and Rams waived his proper to a jury trial.
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A judge will now decide Rams’ guilt.