Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty in front of the court as stated by Howard Finkelstein on Friday with his involvement of the deadly shooting at a high school in Florida.
The arrested shooter who is a former student of the school killed 17 individuals.
From the latest news report published through CNN online, Howard Finkelstein revealed that the 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty in front of the court for his involvement in a high school shooting incident in Parkland, Florida.
According to Finkelstein, this kind of move will help Cruz in preventing the death penalty sentence and not undergoing strenuous trial at the courthouse. Howard Finkelstein is the current Broward County Public Defender.
The schedule of the next hearing will be on Monday and the assigned judge can hear the filed motion of the defense team.
With this kind of guilty plea, the families and parents of the victims are going to reveal their frustrations because they will not get the exact sentence for the killer.
In line with this issue, the reported news likewise revealed that Cruz confessed about the killing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last Wednesday, but the authorities did not give much attention to it and not acting to verify the tip they got back in January.
As detailed online, a concern person made an effort to contact the FBI and gave a tip last January 5, 2018 that Cruz is planning to attack and kill individuals. Unfortunately, the FBI failed to follow the necessary protocols in verifying the tip of the caller.
This kind of negligence triggered the frustrations of the parents and families of the victims.
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