Prosecutor plans to seek death penalty in spa shootings

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ATLANTA (AP) — A man accused of killing eight people in shootings at three Atlanta-area massage businesses has been indicted on murder charges.

Six of the victims were women of Asian descent. A Fulton County prosecutor says she’ll seek hate crime charges and the death penalty after a grand jury indicted 22-year-old Robert Aaron Long on murder charges Tuesday.

The indictment only covers the four killings that happened at two spas in Atlanta.

It will be up to a separate grand jury in Cherokee County to decide on charges in the shooting at a spa near suburban Woodstock in which four were killed and one person was wounded.

By KATE BRUMBACK
Associated Press

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