Mississippi Supreme Court denies motion for rehearing in Alberto Garcia case


The Mississippi Supreme Court has denied a motion for rehearing in the case of Alberto Garcia versus the state of Mississippi.

Garcia pled guilty and was convicted in the brutal killing of five-year-old Janaya Thompson in Gulfport in 2014. Garcia was sentenced to death row in January 2017.

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The motion of rehearing was to vacate his death sentence, but was not accepted by the Mississippi Supreme Court.