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Justices Hear Execution Appeal

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An appeals court rejected an argument that recently discovered evidence points to a co defendant as the killer.

By James Call


The court stayed a scheduled May 13 execution to decide whether new evidence should be considered.

Tallahassee – The Florida Supreme Court is considering an appeal from a convicted killer who is under an active death warrant. James Call reports John Marek is sentenced to die for the kidnapping, rape and murder of a Barry University Secretary. His attorney says new evidence, statements by the co defendant and others should be considered.