Man Accused In Richmond Double Murder Now Facing Death Penalty

Contributor: Christine Winter
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Updated: 9/21/2012 12:03 am
The man accused of killing his mother and his girlfriend could get the death penalty, if convicted.

John Payne is accused of killing his mother Cornelia Mullins and his girlfriend, Meredith King, in Richmond in 2010.

Now the Commonwealth's Attorney David Smith says he will file a motion next week, saying he will seek the death sentence.

Payne's trial is scheduled for next April.
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