Sniper Lee Boyd Malvo said in a letter to CNN that he is still "grappling with shame, guilt, remorse and my own healing if that will ever be possible." And a social worker who has worked extensively with him said he draws self-portraits that often show him with a tear running down his cheek.
John Allen Muhammad greeted court personnel with "Good morning, everyone," as he was escorted to the defense table Monday for a second day of questioning witnesses in his murder trial for the 2002 Washington-area sniper shootings.
Attorneys for convicted Washington-area sniper John Allen Muhammad want the Fairfax County Commonwealth Attorney's office barred from prosecuting their client's second murder trial, court documents show.
John Allen Muhammad maintained his innocence Tuesday as a Virginia judge sentenced him to death for his role in the October 2002 sniper killings around Washington, but relatives of some sniper victims cheered the sentence.
Attorneys for convicted sniper John Muhammad say Virginia prosecutors never disclosed co-defendant Lee Malvo's jailhouse letters -- material they described as favorable to Muhammad and that would have been useful during his trial.
Three siblings of convicted sniper John Muhammad said he was regularly and severely beaten as a child by several relatives, including an uncle who beat another child to death at a Louisiana reform school.