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Jury rejects mental illness claims for Capital Gazette gunman; says he is ‘criminally responsible’

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. - A jury has determined that the man responsible for killing five people in the Capital Gazette newspaper offices in Annapolis is ‘criminally responsible’ for his actions.Download the FOX 5 DC News App for Local Breaking News and WeatherDespite his guilty plea to all 23 counts, lawyers representing Jarrod Ramos argued that he was not responsible for his actions because of mental illness.READ MORE: Memorial to 5 killed in Capital Gazette attack dedicated in AnnapolisRamos, 41, will now be sentenced to prison, rather than a maximum security mental health facility.Prosecutors are seeking five life sentences without the possibility of parole.Survivors and relatives of the five people who were killed in the mass shooting dedicated.

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