ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. –
A 12-member jury has unanimously recommended the death penalty for a man it convicted last month of kidnapping and murdering a Florida State University student.
Quentin Truehill, 26, was the first of three suspects to stand trial in the killing of Vincent Binder (pictured below) in 2010. The jury that convicted Truehill of first-degree murder spent hours Friday deliberating whether to recommend the death penalty or let him face life in prison without parole.
The sentencing phase of the trial lasted all week, with testimony from both sides. The judge will make the ultimate decision on sentencing sometime in the next few weeks.
“The jury sent a very strong message with a unanimous 12-vote verdict. So we are pleased that finally at least one measure of