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Jury finds ex-soldier eligible for death penalty

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HONOLULU — A federal jury on Friday decided a former Hawaii soldier convicted of murder is eligible for the death penalty in the first capital case in the history of Hawaii’s statehood. Jurors will next deliberate on whether Naeem Williams should be sentenced to death or life in prison with no possibility of release for killing his 5-year-old daughter. That phase of the trial begins Wednesday and will include a new round of opening statements ...

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