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Man Who Killed Phoneix Cop In 2007 Gets Death

October 19, 2010  | 

A 23-year-old man who shot and killed a Phoenix police officer who was attempting to arrest him at a check-cashing store in 2007 will face the death penalty, reports

On July 27, 2007, Edward James Rose was caught on surveillance video attempting to cash a stolen and forged check. As Rose left the store, Officer George Cortez snapped a handcuff on Rose's left wrist. Rose then pulled a .40-caliber pistol from his waistband and shot the officer twice in the head.

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ROB ROY @ 10/20/2010 12:08 AM

The really sad thing about the sentence, it will take us 20 years to put this waste of human flesh down.

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