Accused cop killer asks judge if he could request death penalty

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NY Daily News—“If I were to seek it out on my own, would that change anything? You know, enter my guilty plea now and seek the death penalty?”

Suspected cop-killer asks judge if he can ‘seek the death penalty’. An unrepentant suspect who authorities say admitted killing a sheriff’s deputy in Indiana asked a judge if he could “seek the death penalty” on his own, saying he’s merely considering his options. Anthony Baumgardt, 21, of Lebanon, appeared in court Wednesday in connection to the shooting death of Boone County Deputy Jacob Pickett, a 34-year-old...