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Alaska Man Gets 4 Life Terms In Coast Guard Deaths

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man was sentenced Tuesday to four consecutive life terms in the 2012 shooting deaths of two co-workers at a Coast Guard communications station that mystified an island community for nearly a year before an arrest was made. 758 more words

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Widows to CommSta Killer: 'Rot in Hell'

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The man convicted of double murder at the Kodiak Coast Guard Base two years ago will spend the rest of his life in federal prison. 375 more words

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Flash: Wells Sentenced to Four Consecutive Life Terms

Federal Judge Ralph Beistline has sentenced convicted CommSta killer Jim Wells to four consecutive life terms in the deaths of retired Chief Petty Officer Richard Belisle and Petty Officer 1st Class James Hopkins two years ago. 7 more words

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CommSta Killer to be Sentenced Tuesday

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Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. the convicted killer in the 2012 Kodiak CommSta murders will be sentenced.
James “Jim” Wells was convicted 10 weeks ago of killing two of his co-workers, Petty Officer 1st Class James Hopkins and retired Chief Petty Officer Richard Belisle, at the Kodiak Coast Guard Base communications station. 71 more words

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James Wells passion for trees

James Wells was born in Blantyre in 1859 in Shuttle Row, Low Blantyre. Despite having famous neighbours in David Livingstone’s family, the Wells family up and left Blantyre in 1865, forsaking the mills and seeking adventure and a more prosperous life in New Zealand. 148 more words

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