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Man who killed Kansas abortion doctor gets more lenient sentence


Man who killed Kansas abortion doctor gets more lenient sentence
Chicago Tribune

Roeder, who was convicted in 2010 in the murder of Kansas abortion provider George Tiller, will have to serve at least 25 years of a life sentence before becoming eligible for parole. At a resentencing hearing Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, prosecutors withdrew their request that Roeder serve at least 50 years before parole eligibility. In this July 7, 2016 file photo, Scott Roeder appears in court in Wichita, Kan. Roeder, who was convicted in 2010 in the murder of Kansas abortion provider George Tiller, will have to serve at least 25 years of a life sentence before becoming eligible for parole. At a resentencing hearing Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, prosecutors withdrew their request that Roeder serve at least 50 years before parole eligibility. (Bo Rader / AP)The man who seven years ago ambushed and fatally shot one of the few U.

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