The man convicted in the 2009 machete slaying of a New Hampshire nurse is seeking to have his sentence reduced after a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlawed mandatory life-without-parole sentences for juveniles convicted of murder. In state court Wednesday, prosecutors and a lawyer for Steven Spader – who was a month shy of his 18th birthday at the time of the killing – hashed out details for a hearing, likely to be held in January.
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