Convicted cop killers may face the death penalty

    Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says he supports the death penalty for convicted cop killers Eric Floyd and Levon Warner.

    Two men could face the death penalty for the murder of a Philadelphia police officer.  On Wednesday, July 28th, a jury found Eric Floyd and Levon Warner guilty of first degree murder in the May 2008 death of Philadelphia Police Sergeant Stephen Liczbinski.

    Family members and police officers in uniform sat in the courtroom with tears in their eyes as the jury foreman read the verdicts.

    The men were part of an armed bank robbery plan led by Howard Cain, who shot and killed Liczbinksi, and was later killed by police.

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    Standing outside after the verdicts were read Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey said he’s pleased with the outcome, and he supports the death penalty.

    “Oh, there’s no question I’m a proponent of the death penalty,” he said.  “There’s no question about that at all. In fact, I look forward to the day when those two gentlemen once again hook up with Howard Cain in hell.”

    A jury will now determine if Floyd and Warner should be sentenced to death, or life in prison.

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