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Jury Gives Death Sentence To Man Who Set Clerk On Fire

A Garland man convicted of robbing and setting a store clerk on fire has received the death penalty. The jury that convicted Matthew Johnson of capital murder believed there were no mitigating circumstances in his crime and that he would remain a threat to society.

CBS 11–11/08/2013

Convenience store clerk Nancy Harris died from injuries sustained after she was set on fire during a robbery.

Prosecutors Push For Death Penalty In Store Clerk Murder Trial

A Dallas jury saw new video and heard new audio as prosecutors wrapped up their final arguments in the penalty phase of a high-profile murder trial.

CBS 11–11/06/2013

Matthew Johnson was convicted of setting a store clerk on fire during a robbery. (credit: Garland Police Department)

Family Members Testify To Save Convicted Murderer’s Life

Defense lawyers continue to try to save the life of a man who has been convicted of murdering an elderly store clerk.

CBS 11–11/05/2013

Matthew Johnson was convicted of setting a store clerk on fire during a robbery. (credit: Garland Police Department)

Convicted Murderer Pleads For His Life

A man who lit a gas station clerk on fire said he feels like the lowest scum on earth as he asked a jury to spare his life.

CBS 11–11/04/2013

Matthew Johnson was convicted of setting a store clerk on fire during a robbery. (credit: Garland Police Department)

Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty For Man Who Set Store Clerk On Fire

Dallas County prosecutors want the death penalty for Matthew Johnson for the way he killed Nancy Harris by setting her on fire.

10/31/2013

Convenience store clerk Nancy Harris died from injuries sustained after she was set on fire during a robbery.

Guilty Verdict For Man Who Set Store Clerk On Fire

It did not take long for a Dallas jury to convict a man accused of setting a convenience store clerk on fire after a robbery.

10/30/2013

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Judge Sets $1M Bond In Case Of Burned Texas Boy

The attorney for a Texas man accused of dousing a boy with gasoline and then setting him on fire on his eighth birthday in 1998 on Wednesday questioned the reliability of evidence against his client.

10/16/2013