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Mental health expert testimony continues in capital murder trial

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 5:41 PM
Last updated 9:49 PM
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The defense in Adrian Hargrove’s capital murder trial continued Tuesday with testimony from mental health experts.

Hargrove, 36, is standing trial in Richmond County Superior Court on multiple charges in the Feb. 9, 2008, slayings of 18-year-old Allyson Pederson and her parents, Sharon and Andrew Hartley.

If the jury convicts Hargrove of murder, the trial will enter a second phase in which the jury will be asked to determine punishment – life in prison, with or without the possibility of parole, or death.

Mental health experts for the defense and prosecution have presented opposing opinions about Hargrove.

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GnipGnop
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GnipGnop 03/19/14 - 12:02 am
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Strap him down

Stick the needle in him!!

iaaffg
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iaaffg 03/19/14 - 04:26 am
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was the testimony of mental
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was the testimony of mental health experts REALLY necessary? isn't it pretty obvious that this guy is off his nut? no one could possibly be in their right mind to commit the acts he did, so wasn't the testimony of mental health experts a little redundant and a waste of money?

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nocnoc 03/19/14 - 05:56 am
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The 2 questions that should also be asked of all "Experts"

Just to weed out the occasional ANTI-DEATH Penalty College degreed person hiding behind the title of "Expert".

Sir/Madame,

Have you ever attended of supported Anti-Death Penalty activities?

If this person was not Mentally Ill, and was found guilty, could you vote for execution or would you have personal objections with doing so?

corgimom
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corgimom 03/19/14 - 01:39 pm
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They are setting up an appeal

They are setting up an appeal for the death penalty, iaaffg.

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