Arias could face death penalty, jury decides
Arias sobbed in the courtroom as prosecutors presented evidence.
May 15th, 2013
09:48 PM ET

Arias could face death penalty, jury decides

Jodi Arias could face the death penalty, nearly five years after she stabbed, shot and almost decapitated her ex-boyfriend.

A jury Wednesday found that Arias was "exceptionally cruel" when she murdered Travis Alexander in 2008. That verdict is a key step that makes Arias, 32, eligible for the death penalty in the next phase of her trial.

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  1. OJ Simpson

    Well I think she's cute.

    May 15, 2013 at 9:53 pm | Report abuse |
    • rupert

      Shut up jail bird.
      Give her death!

      May 16, 2013 at 5:32 am | Report abuse |
    • Roxy

      Joan of Arc was cute and they burnt her on the stake. There is no legal impeiment to executing cute chicks. On the contrary, it will make a great movie: "Jodi does the night guards" or "Last bang before the needle."

      May 16, 2013 at 11:05 am | Report abuse |
  2. saywhat

    Hope this is wrapped up now.

    May 15, 2013 at 9:56 pm | Report abuse |
  3. rupert

    @saywhat. Speaking of wrapping,how bout I wrap u inside a giant flour tortilla in the morning and have a saywhat breakfast taco?

    May 15, 2013 at 10:46 pm | Report abuse |
  4. wut

    Pretty as poison. All those airheads who have the hots for that Boston bomber pos are just like anyone who seriously thinks this woman is desirable. Darwin awards all around, I would guess. I got sick of this story on the first day.

    May 15, 2013 at 10:52 pm | Report abuse |
  5. chrissy

    @ wut, i hear ya on that! The longest damn trial ever wasnt it? Wonder how much that cost?

    May 15, 2013 at 11:07 pm | Report abuse |
  6. wut

    Oh, the OJ trial was over a year long of constant daily nonsense. That was a nightmare. I had to listen to way too much of that trial. It's these female criminal trials that are the worst. Just because it's a woman who is slightly pretty the media act like uber-idiots drooling after a ho. Just sick. That one in Florida that killed that baby – Kind of like this trial.

    May 16, 2013 at 12:01 am | Report abuse |
  7. chrissy

    Oh the Casey Anthony trial you mean? Yea im still amazed they let her walk! What the he!! that jury coulda been thinkin is beyond me.

    May 16, 2013 at 12:05 am | Report abuse |
  8. wut

    So a woman kills a man. So what? Why the big deal? The only thing that makes this trial different from the thousands of such female murder trials is that some people can't control themselves in the media when they see a face.
    Very sick people. They obsess and show us the media is nothing but hype-junkies looking for a fix.

    May 16, 2013 at 1:07 am | Report abuse |
  9. Joey Isotta-Fraschini ©™

    I would wear a give-us-a-prayer T-shirt.

    May 16, 2013 at 8:26 am | Report abuse |
  10. Violet

    Men are all the same. They use you then after they get what they want they disappear and don't answer the phone.

    May 16, 2013 at 9:36 am | Report abuse |
  11. Violet

    At 29 I'm pregnant and only one semester from being an RV nurse.
    They turn to the young ones..20 years old.

    May 16, 2013 at 9:38 am | Report abuse |
  12. vikingwoman

    Isn't what Arias did to her boyfriend the epitome of "exceptionally cruel"!? Some people are the poster models for the death penalty & I think it should be saved especially for people like Arias & Tsarnaev! It loses its impact when it's used like in Texas, every month!!

    May 16, 2013 at 12:58 pm | Report abuse |
  13. banasy

    Dazzle: contact me.

    May 16, 2013 at 12:59 pm | Report abuse |
  14. dazzle ©

    Not banasy is being silly.

    May 16, 2013 at 1:15 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Beth

    Chrissy don't u just love pepperoni pizza versus a trifecta of White House scandals? I'm gonna order one now instead of being in the know. Oh and mushrooms! Can't forget the fungus. Muah!

    May 16, 2013 at 2:41 pm | Report abuse |
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