Alabama prosecutors have demanded the maximum punishment for the accused in the kidnapping and murder of the stepdaughter of the fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Walt Harris, Annie Blanchard. It is reported by MMA Weekly.
One of three suspects in the case, in addition to the abduction, charged with the murder of 19-year-old Blanchard. The Prosecutor’s office will demand the punishment of the death penalty.
On 25 November it was reported that police found the remains of Blanchard in the state of Georgia. The girls lasted a month Harris and his wife Angela reported missing on October 24. In early November, police arrested the first suspect.
Harris stands in the ultimate fighting championship. Because of the loss of his daughter, he withdrew from the tournament in Washington, which is scheduled for December 7. Originally it was the American heavyweight was supposed to be a rival Dutchman Alistair Overeem.
The death penalty is allowed in the territory of Alabama. From 1983 to June 2019 in the state was executed 66 convicted.