BRAZOS COUNTY - A Criminal Appeals court Wednesday affirmed the capital murder conviction of a man who shot and killed his girlfriend and her brother.
John Thuesen was convicted of the murders in the victims' College Station home in 2009 and was sentenced to death.
Thuesen's lawyers had argued that a jury may have spared his life in exchange for a life sentence if they had known about what attorneys say was Thuesen's damage from post traumatic stress disorder from his military career.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide detailed information.