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Ronnie Oneal Sentenced to Life in Prison Without Parole for Double Murder

Ronnie Oneal Sentenced to Life in Prison Without Parole for Double Murder

Ronnie Oneal Sentenced to Life in Prison Without Parole for Double Murder

Ronnie Oneal Sentenced to Life in Prison Without Parole for Double Murder

The jury in the Ronnie Oneal murder trial handed down a sentence of life in prison, without the possibility of parole Friday. The death penalty was a possibility in the case.

Oneal faced the death penalty, but his defense apparently won over the jurors to give him life in prison. His attornies in the sentencing portion of the trial spoke about the mental and physical abuse he suffered as a child. A psychologist testified that Oneal was diagnosed with PTSD and delusional disorder.

Oneal’s mother, who wanted to protect her identity, also told the jury about a random drive-by shooting that nearly took Oneal’s life just months before the murders.

In Florida, the jury must be unanimous to hand down a sentence. The judge does have the option to amend the jury’s decision. A final hearing on the sentencing will be held on July 23 at 10 a.m.

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