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Man loses appeal in double murder case

Kareem Hayes, left, was convicted or killing Hillary Downey and her son, Romello Taylor.
Kareem Hayes, left, was convicted or killing Hillary Downey and her son, Romello Taylor.
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A man serving 50 years to life for the killings of a woman and her infant son will stay in prison, an appeals court ruled Thursday. Kareem Y. Hayes, 36, pleaded guilty in 2006 to the slayings of Hillary Downey and her 13-month-old son that January. He admitted to stabbing Downey 33 times with a kitchen knife on Jan. 14, 2006, inside her 902 Congress St. apartment so she wouldn’t turn him in for stealing ...

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vegasnick949
March 8, 2009
9:35 a.m.

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Is this guy nuts or is it just me. UMM you kill a woman and her baby and you appeal, thinking that you have a shot to even get out. Waste more taxpayer dollars, like we arent overspending right now just keeping your worthless ass alive. There should be an automatic death penalty rule in place for anyone involved in killing a child,considering they cannot defend themselves. Say hello to bubba for me you piece of crap, I think its a crime that we have to keep you alive.

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