Jury recommends death for John Lee

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Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2013 6:22 pm | Updated: 10:32 am, Wed Jun 19, 2013.

SARASOTA - A jury has recommended the death penalty for a Venice man convicted of killing his girlfriend and neighbor.

John Lee was found guilty last week in the deaths of Traci Nabergall and Jason Salter. Thursday afternoon, jurors recommended he be sentenced to death for the murders.

Deliberations lasted for about an hour. A judge will now decide whether to accept the jury's recommendation.

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