Easton was brought onboard as Wilbern’s capital defender Wednesday. Easton said a federal death penalty prosecution is extremely rare. He added it’s a good sign local prosecutors expedited the review, saying it could mean they don’t feel it’s a capital crime, but regardless, Easton said his work starts now.
“I’ll defend him as if his life were at issue, which it is,” Easton said.
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