Travion Devonte Smith listens Feb. 22 as Melissa Huggins-Jones' family makes a statement about their daughter after the jury recommended a sentence of life in prison without possibility for parole for Smith in the death of Huggins-Jones.
Travion Devonte Smith listens Feb. 22 as Melissa Huggins-Jones' family makes a statement about their daughter after the jury recommended a sentence of life in prison without possibility for parole for Smith in the death of Huggins-Jones. Jill Knight jhknight@newsobserver.com
Travion Devonte Smith listens Feb. 22 as Melissa Huggins-Jones' family makes a statement about their daughter after the jury recommended a sentence of life in prison without possibility for parole for Smith in the death of Huggins-Jones. Jill Knight jhknight@newsobserver.com

Let’s declare death penalty era over

March 10, 2016 6:59 PM