Thursday, a jury recommended the death penalty for the man convicted of murdering two Palm Springs Police Officers, Jose “Gil” Vega and Lesley Zerebny.
Jurors have determined that John Hernandez Felix should be sentenced to death for the 2016 murders of @PalmSpringsPD Officers Jose “Gil” Vega and Lesley Zerebny. The judge will render the sentence at a later date. pic.twitter.com/B10005Ch9O
— Riverside County DA's Office (@RivCoDA) May 30, 2019
According to the Desert Sun, it took the jury only a couple of hours to decide.
The recommendation is just that, a recommendation. It’s now up to Judge Anthony Villalobos to deliver the sentence.