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Prosecutors to seek death penalty in Renfro case

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Investigators allege that Jonathan Renfro, who was on parole, shot Moore on May 5 as the officer questioned him because he feared Moore would find a handgun in his pocket - a parole violation. Investigators allege that Jonathan Renfro, who was on parole, shot Moore on May 5 as the officer questioned him because he feared Moore would find a handgun in his pocket - a parole violation.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -

The Kootenai County Prosecutor's Office will seek the death penalty for a man who is accused of killing a Coeur d'Alene Police officer and stealing his patrol car last May.

Court Documents: Renfro 'repeatedly' admitted to shooting Coeur d'Alene Police Sergeant
    
The Spokesman-Review reports that prosecutors filed a notice on Thursday in 1st District Court to try the slaying of Coeur d'Alene Police Sgt. Greg Moore as a capital crime.
    
Investigators allege that Jonathan Renfro, who was on parole, shot Moore on May 5 as the officer questioned him because he feared Moore would find a handgun in his pocket - a parole violation.
    
Moore died later that evening.
    
Renfro's trial is scheduled to begin Sept. 6.

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