52-Year-Old Convicted of Murder— as a Juvenile

Cold case solved, but punishment is tricky

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 22, 2012 8:37 AM CST

(Newser) – Under normal circumstances, it would be a clear-cut sentencing: A 52-year-old New Jersey man got convicted this week of raping and murdering his neighbor, reports the Star-Ledger. The catch is that the crime occurred more than three decades ago when Carlton Franklin was 15, explains...   Read full story »

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