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Middlesex County Jury Finds John Odgren Guilty of First Degree Murder of Classmate

The Middlesex County Jury who heard the Murder trial of John Odgren, accused of stabbing a classmate to death at Lincoln-Sudbury High School in 2007, returned a verdict of guilty on the charge of first-degree Murder.

Criminal defense lawyers for John Odgren had argued that he was insane at the time when he committed the murder and fought for a verdict of Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity based on Odgren’s history of emotional problems and mental health issues, including Asperger’s Syndrome.

In Massachusetts, the a conviction for the crime of Murder carries an automatic life sentence without the possibility of parole.

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Click here to read more about the John Odgren Murder Conviction, as reported by Denise Lavoie, Associated Press.