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Indian citizen to be executed for Pennsylvania murders

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - An Indian national convicted of killing a 10-month-old girl and her grandmother in a kidnapping for ransom gone awry has been sentenced to death in Pennsylvania. The jury's decision to hand down the death penalty on Tuesday night after convicting Raghunandan Yandamuri, 28, of two counts of first-degree murder means he is the only citizen of India on death row in the United States, according to the Death Penalty Information Center, a nonprofit group that monitors capital punishment. The jury in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania deliberated for about four hours before deciding unanimously that Yandamuri should be executed for the deaths of Saanvi Venna and her...