State Attorney Andrew A, Bain Ninth Judicial Circuit
State Attorney Andrew A, Bain Ninth Judicial Circuit

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State to Seek Death Penalty Against Stephan Sterns

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – The Ninth Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office has filed a Notice of Intent to Seek the Death Penalty in the First Degree Murder case against Stephan Sterns for the murder of 13-year-old Madeline Soto.
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