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Today in Crime History: Barry George Convicted in Murder of Jill Dando

On July 2, 2001, the jury returned after five days of deliberation, and convicted Barry Michael George for the murder of the BBC’s Sunshine Girl, Jill Dando. He was sentenced to life in prison.

VIDEO: Chinese Talk Show Interviews Prisoners Before Execution

In China, a person can be sentenced to death for crimes ranging from theft, to drug offenses, to murder. In a show that aired weekly on the Henan Legal Channel for six years, host Ding Yu conducted interviews with condemned criminals preparing to be executed for murder. Below is a segment from BBC’s This World focusing on the Chinese show, titled simply Interviews Before Execution.

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