murder

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A federal appeals court has stayed the execution of a Navajo man convicted of the murder of a 63-year-old fellow tribal member and her 9-year-old granddaughter. Lezmond Mitchell is the only Native American on federal death row.

(Maricopa County Sheriff via AP, File)

A Phoenix woman who says her 2-year-old son fatally shot her 9-year-old son with a handgun that she left on a bed has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for her role in the 2017 killing.