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Monday Apr 14 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

James McVay Gets Death Sentence

Just after 6 p.m. Monday night the jury decided that McVay should be put to death by lethal injection.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Sioux Falls, SD, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Minnehaha County, SD

Thu Apr 10, 2014

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Family And Friends Testify In McVay Case

McVay pleaded guilty but mentally ill to the 2011 stabbing murder of Maybelle Schein in Sioux Falls.

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Related Topix: Prison, Death Penalty, State Prisons, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Apr 08, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Psychiatrist: McVay Tried To Overdose In Prison

After coming back to South Dakota following the 2011 murder of Maybelle Schein, 43-year-old admitted killer James McVay tried to kill himself by overdosing on an anti-psychotic drug.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Minnehaha County, SD, State Prisons

Wed Apr 02, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

McVay: 'I Killed Her Because I Wanted To Kill Her'

Nearly three years after the crime, a group of Minnehaha County jurors began hearing evidence Wednesday as they weigh whether South Dakota inmate James McVay should live or die.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Minnehaha County, SD, State Prisons, Sioux Falls, SD

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Argus Leader

John Hult blog: Dismiss or don't dismiss? Jury selection an inexact science

For the first time in seven years, Minnehaha County is selecting a jury to decide if a murderer should live or die.

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Related Topix: Minnehaha County, SD, Sioux Falls, SD, State Prisons, Prison

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