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Old 12-05-2011, 05:12 PM
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Default Lawrence Branch resentenced to LWOP

Branch's claims of mental retardation had been dismissed by Mississippi courts.

The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reported that U.S. District Judge Michael Mills ruled Friday that Branch had met each test of the clinical criteria for a diagnosis of mental retardation.

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The Mississippi Supreme Court has ordered the Carroll County Circuit Court to resentence Lawrence Branch to life without parole.
Read more here: http://www.sunherald.com/2012/01/06/...#storylink=cpy
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