Thursday, January 20, 2011

First formal accusation against the murderer of Arizona

A federal grand jury in Arizona has issued an indictment Wednesday against Jared Lee Loughna for the attempted murder of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and two of his assistants, who starred in the shooting on 8 January in the city Tucson. These charges represent the "initial indictment" against this young man of 22 who killed six people and wounded 14 others in the midst of a public event, has informed the Attorney Dennis Burke in a statement.

Charges are pending and that the present state. "We are in the early stages of this ongoing investigation," explained Burke, so that "today's charges are just the beginning of our legal action." "We are working diligently to ensure that our research is exhaustive and justice for the victims and their families," he added.

Loughna next Monday will be processed in Phoenix (Arizona) for federal charges of attempted murder, which carries a sentence of life imprisonment. Although the accusations made by Arizona could increase the severity of the penalty to the death penalty. After the first appearance before a judge Loughna the past day 10, the tax Pima-Tucson county to which it belongs, "Barbara Lawall, said that if there is a case cries out for application of the death penalty is that of shooting Arizona.

Giffords rises spokeswoman Tucson University Medical Center, where Giffords is hospitalized, said the congressman has been able to rise, with medical help and look out the window. Policy 40 was the most serious injury of the shooting, was shot in the head that pierced his left side hemisphere.

Although initially feared for his life after several operations of the Democratic health had improved and his family has announced its intention to move it next Friday to the Institute for Rehabilitation and Research Houston Memorial Hermann to begin their recovery. In an email sent to friends and PUBLISHEDBY CNN's mother, Giffords says that "there is a team of medical specialists working on it, including military surgeons who specialize in gunshot wounds to the head.

They want to begin an aggressive rehabilitation immediately. "

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