Parkland school shooter to get life sentence for killing 17

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz will be sentenced to life without parole for the 2018 massacre of 17 people at Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

That sentence comes after the jury announced Thursday that it could not unanimously agree that Cruz should be executed.

The decision ends a three-month trial that included graphic videos and photos, and heart-wrenching testimony from victims’ family members.

A judge will formally sentence Cruz on Nov. 1.

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