Rodney Newberry Murders Terrese Stevens

Rodney Newberry was sentenced to death by the State of Florida for the murder of Terrese Stevens

According to court documents Rodney Newberry would shoot and kill Terrese Stevens during a robbery outside of a nightclub. Newberry would also shoot and injure two police officers

Rodney Newberry would be arrested, convicted and sentenced to death

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Rodney Newberry Now

DC Number:120774
Birth Date:09/22/1969
Initial Receipt Date:07/28/2011
Current Facility:UNION C.I.
Current Custody:MAXIMUM
Current Release Date:DEATH SENTENCE

Rodney Newberry Case

A convicted killer who was ordered resentenced in a 2009 robbery and fatal shooting outside a Jacksonville nightclub will be returning to Death Row.

When Rodney Newberry, 48, was convicted of killing Terrese Stevens, the jury voted 8-4 for the death penalty. However, the Florida Supreme Court has overturned all recent death sentences that do not comply with a new state law requiring a unanimous jury recommendation of death.

On Monday, a jury that reheard the case against Newberry voted 12-0 to sentence him to death. He will return to court in May for a sentencing hearing.

Newberry is also serving another life sentence for the attempted murder of two Jacksonville police officers, who he shot in 2010. That incident happened before Newberry was arrested in the 2009 murder.

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