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Shawn Tyson, 17, was sentenced to life in prison without parole in Sarasota, Florida after killing two British tourists on April 16, 2011. Because Tyson is still a minor, he is not eligible to receive the death penalty.
The two victims, James Cooper and James Kouzaris, were vacationing in Florida when Tyson robbed the men after they left a nearby bar. Tyson then proceeded to shoot and kill the pair. After the murders, Tyson reportedly bragged to his friends about the crime.
The jury for the case, which consisted of eight women and four men, only deliberated for two hours before convicting Tyson with both first-degree murder charges.
Both families and friends of Cooper and Kouzaris have reached out to President Obama about the murders, but have received no response in return.
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