In addition to the death penalty, the sentenced person received a sentence of 76 years in prison.
A man from North Carolina (USA) was sentenced to death after being convicted of murdering and torturing his teenage daughter in 2019, the County District Attorney's Office reported Union, collects the AP agency.
According to the authorities, Joshua Lee Burgess, 35, psychologically and sexually tortured his 15-year-old daughter during 22 hours before finally ending his life. “This was really a particularly heinous and cruel murder of an innocent girl,” reads the statement issued this Friday by the Prosecutor's Office on its social networks.
In addition to the death sentence handed down after After being found guilty of first degree murder, Burgess was sentenced to an additional sentence of 76 years in prison for a count of rape, three counts of sexual offense and one count of sexual exploitation of a minor in the first degree, according to the authorities.