06 Jul '18, 4pm

Convicted murderer, rapist facing execution loses bid to bring case to Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court has denied a request to consider the case of former soldier Ronald A. Gray , who was convicted of rapes and murders in the 1980s at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Gray’s petition was denied June 28 by the Supreme Court , according to court documents online, which did not detail a reason for the decision. Gray and his attorneys have submitted numerous appeals as part of a 30-year process since he was convicted. In 1988, a military court at Fort Bragg convicted Gray of the rape and murder of two women and rape and attempted murder of a third at Fort Bragg and the nearby area. At the time, he was a specialist working as a cook. He was sentenced to death. He pleaded guilty in a civilian court to two other killings and five rapes, and he was given eight life sentences. Gray’s appeals have become more frequent in the last two years since 2016, when a federal judge...

Full article: https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-army/2018/07/06/convi...

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