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O'Malley, murder victims' daughter speak about death penalty
O'Malley, murder victims' daughter speak about death penalty

A Western Maryland woman whose parents were killed by a man on death row said she urged Gov. Martin O'Malley in a phone conversation Monday afternoon not to commute the man's sentence. The conversation came days after The Baltimore Sun reported that O'Malley had reached out to two relatives of people killed by men on death row — moves that fueled speculation that, with two months left in office, the governor may be poised to take action on the death penalty cases. Mary Francis Moore, 71, whose father and his wife were killed in 1995 by Heath William Burch, said O'Malley did not say what his plans were. They discussed what might happen to Burch in light of...

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