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Lionel Miller

Lionel Miller

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Lionel Miller, 59, was sentenced to death for the murder of Jerry Smith, 72, and attempted murder of Larry Haydon, a neighbor of Miller's who tried to stop the attack.

According to police reports, Miller was doing yard work for Smith and noticed her jewelry. On Easter Sunday, Smith invited Miller into her home for a glass of water. Miller then attacked her, stabbing her in the back, side and arm. He then stabbed Haydon who heard Smith's screams and attempted to stop the attack. Smith died from the attack.

Source: Florida Commission on Capital Cases

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