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High court to hear death-row inmate's case

By The Associated Press

This article was published January 31, 2013 at 7:05 a.m.

— The Arkansas Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments in the case of a death-row inmate who was convicted of killing his 12-year-old niece.

A lawyer for 44-year-old Karl Roberts is expected to ask the court Thursday to let him have a full round of post-conviction proceedings.

Roberts was convicted and sentenced to death for the 1999 slaying of 12-year-old Andria Nichole Brewer in Hatfield.

He initially waived his rights to appeal, but changed his mind hours before he was to be put to death during a planned double execution in 2004.

The state says the court should not reopen Roberts’ post-conviction case.

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Drumroll says... January 31, 2013 at 9:39 a.m.

Killed a 12 year old girl. This is why I support the death penalty. That pos should have been put down years ago.

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