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Granger sentencing continues today in Galveston


Bartholomew Granger, who was convicted last week of capital murder in the March 2012 Jefferson County Courthouse shooting that killed 79-year-old Minnie Sebolt of Deweyville, had to be escorted off of the witness stand Monday due to another courtroom outburst.

Mondays outburst, aimed at the District Attorney and jury members, came after he said he did not want a life sentence, but wanted the death penalty.

Before the prosecution rested on Friday, They played an hour-and-a-half of phone calls between granger, his mother and brother. In the clips you can hear Granger cussing and threatening Jefferson County officials and Beaumont police.

Granger is facing life without parole or the death penalty.

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