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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.
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.
Defense lawyers continue to try to save the life of a man who has been convicted of murdering an elderly store clerk.
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.
Dallas County prosecutors want the death penalty for Matthew Johnson for the way he killed Nancy Harris by setting her 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.
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.