• Suspect in Metro PCS killing fights to avoid death penalty

    By: Russell Colburn


    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Lawyers for a man charged with killing a Metro PCS worker are fighting to avoid the death penalty.

    James Rhodes appeared in court Tuesday morning, charged with the first-degree murder of Shelby Farah.

    Police say Rhodes "executed" Farah during a robbery last summer.

    His attorneys say he should not face the death penalty because he is intellectually disabled.

    The judge continued the hearing until August 5.

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