Court Watch - POSTED: 2007/04/26 07:03
Daniel Ramsey of Keokuk, Iowa, was 19 when he was convicted of fatally shooting two Hancock County girls as well as wounding his ex-girlfriend and two toddlers.
His former girlfriend -- 17-year-old Rachel Sloop -- testified in the trial about watching her sister die of gunshot wounds and laying wounded as Ramsey dripped blood on her.
Ramsey's videotaped confession to police was included in his first trial, but his conviction was overturned in 2000.
The Illinois Supreme Court ordered a retrial after finding that Ramsey was tried under an insanity defense law that was later ruled improper.
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