Convicted Murderer Asks Jury to Sentence Him to Death

August 8, 2012 Updated Aug 8, 2012 at 4:37 PM EDT

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Convicted Murderer Asks Jury to Sentence Him to Death

August 8, 2012 Updated Aug 8, 2012 at 4:37 PM EDT

This might be considered an unusual request.

According to the Orlando Sentinel, a Florida man has asked the jury deliberating his sentence on rape and murder charges to give him the death penalty rather than life in prison. The man was found guilty in May of murder, kidnapping and rape charges in connection with the 2009 death of a Florida teen.

Read the Orlando Sentinel story HERE.