Gunman in 2018 Maryland newspaper massacre to be sentenced on Tuesday

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(Reuters) – The gunman who killed five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis in 2018 will be sentenced to prison on Tuesday after a Maryland jury found him criminally responsible for the massacre in July. Jarrod Ramos, 41, faces the prospect of life in prison for one of deadliest attacks on a U.S. media outlet. Ramos pleaded guilty in October 2019 to 23 felony counts, including five counts of first-degree murder, but argued that he was not criminally responsible due to a mental disorder. The jury rejected his insanity defense after just a few hours of deliberation. The mass shoo…

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