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May 4, 2016

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John Butler reacts as the prosecution makes its opening statement in his penalty hearing at the Clark County Courthouse on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001. Butler was convicted of murdering Daniel Shersty, 20, and Lin Newborn, 25, on July 4, 1998.

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John Butler reacts as the prosecution makes its opening statement in his penalty hearing at the Clark County Courthouse on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001. Butler was convicted of murdering Daniel Shersty, 20, and Lin Newborn, 25, on July 4, 1998.