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Brighton Beach Killer Claims He Killed Six More: Rebecca Harshbarger of The New York Post reports Maksim Gelman, known as the Brighton Beach butcher, was convicted of killing four people during a murder spree last February and now says he had killed six other people before being caught. Gelman states he ran over two of the victims with his car to make sure he had no witnesses to identify him. He also killed two more people while conducting drug business. Gelman pleaded guilty to four counts of murder on the Brooklyn to Manhattan murder spree. In regards as to why he killed more than just his step dad as he intended, he said while the police were looking for him he wanted to kill at least three or four more people to settle scores. He will be sentenced in a Brooklyn Court on Wednesday.

Murder Case To Go On Without Body: Cy Ryan of The Las Vegas Sun reports The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled that the trial of man convicted of murder can go on despite not being able to find the body. Michael Mills is scheduled to go on trial on a murder count despite that the body of 62-year old David Christensen has never been uncovered. The Supreme Court stated that Mills confessed that he allowed Christensen to stay the night at his apartment and then beat him on the head until he died.  Mills wrapped the body in a towel and disposed of it in a trash container. The Court also stated that detectives found two large human blood stains in Mills' apartment. The Court held that evidence needed only to be "slight" or "marginal" without producing a body for the prosecution to proceed.  The trial is currently scheduled for June.

Supreme Court Urged to Look At Ohio's Death Penalty: The Associated Press reports Ohio's governor and attorney general are asking The U.S. Supreme Court to rule whether or not the states protocol for carrying out the death penalty is constitutional. The state wants the high court to reverse a federal appeals court decision to delay the Wednesday execution of Charles Lorraine. Lorraine argued that Ohio broke its promise to adhere to strict guidelines for execution. The state said the slight deviations from the procedure in no way violated the inmates rights. The change in the protocol involved which official announces the start and finish times of an injection. "Attorney General Mike DeWine and I agree that Ohio's administration of capital punishment is constitutional and we have asked the Supreme Court of the United States to affirm that," the governor said in the statement.

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