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Federal prosecutors will not seek death penalty against Telly Hankton

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Federal prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against one of the city's most notorious criminals.

A court document shows neither Telly Hankton, nor four of his co-defendants will face capitol punishments.

Hankton is already serving a life sentence for the 2008 murder of Darnell Stewart.

In June, Hankton and 12 other defendants, including his mother, were charged in a superseding indictment. The feds said all were involved in a deep rooted crime organization that operated Uptown and in Central City.

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