Convicted cop killer Nicholas Lindsey returned to a Pinellas County courtroom Monday as his attorneys argue that he should not spend the rest of his life in a prison cell.
That's the sentence the 18-year-old was given last year after being found guilty of killing St. Petersburg Police Officer David Crawford, whom he shot five times on Feb. 21, 2011.
Earlier this summer, however, a Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Court granted a motion for Lindsey, who was 16 at the time of his crime, to be resentenced.
Lindsey's case—and that of other juveniles who were automatically sentenced to life without parole for their crimes—fell into a legal gray area last year when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled it was unconstitutional in the case of Miller v. Alabama.
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