Thursday, December 2, 2010

Three-Strikes Challenger Is Charged With Four Murders

John Wesley Ewell, whose criminal record stretches back decades, was arraigned Tuesday in Los Angeles on four counts of murder with special circumstances, robbery and receiving stolen property.

LOS ANGELES — A multiple felon who campaigned against California’s three-strikes law and was free after managing four times to escape its harsh sentencing guidelines has been charged with murdering four people in home-invasion robberies here this year.


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