A Florida man convicted of gunning down a mother and her 11-year-old daughter, who he shot five times, was sent to death row this week, making him the first person given that sentence in nearly two decades.
Circuit Judge Cheryl Caracuzzo imposed a death sentence Thursday for Marlin Larice Joseph, who fatally shot 36-year-old Kaladaa Crowell and her 11-year-old daughter Kyra Inglett in the home they shared back on Dec. 28, 2017, The Palm Beach Post reported.
“Marlin Joseph, you have not only forfeited your right to live among us, but under the law of the state of Florida, you have forfeited your right to live at all,” Caracuzzo said after announcing her decision, according to the report.
During the February trial, witnesses reported that Kyra had previous issues with one of Joseph’s daughters, who was around her age. He reportedly told his mother, who also lived in the home, that if there was another incident, he’d have to