The death penalty hearing for Bosewell begins

At the Saline County Courthouse is where Bailey Boswell will learn her fate. 
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — At the Saline County Courthouse is where Bailey Boswell will learn her fate.

She was convicted of the murder of Sydney Loofe of Lincoln. A three-judge panel will decide if Boswell is sentenced to death.

She was found guilty of three charges in the murder of Loofe last year.

The hearing began at 9 am Wednesday with Boswell’s attorney claiming the death penalty is unlawful.

“If a policy for a female sentenced to death is the same as a male sentenced to death, it would be unconstitutional for a female since the males sentenced to death, have privileges that allow them to have social interaction with each other,” said Todd Lancaster, Boswell’s attorney.

The Plaintiff said, “The evidence will relate to the state of mind of the defendant, at or near the time, of the murder that occurred on November 15 2017, and will exist of exhibits as well as trial transcripts.”

Boswell avoided looking at photos of Sydney Loofe’s body as the state showed evidence from her previous trial. If Boswell receives the death penalty she with be the first woman to get it. The hearing is set to continue through Friday.

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