Riverside County District Attorney Rod Pacheco said Wednesday that the men are eligible for the death penalty because they face multiple charges of murder with other special circumstances.For background, see from VDARE.com:
Nineteen-year-old Lance Cpl. Emrys John of Maryland; 21-year-old Lance Cpl. Tyrone Miller of North Carolina; 21-year-old Pvt. Kevin Cox of Tennessee, and 21-year-old Lance Cpl. Kesaun Sykes of California face first-degree murder charges.
Investigators say 24-year-old Sgt. Jan Pietrzak and his 26-year-old wife, Quiana Jenkins-Pietrzak, were found bound and shot in the head Oct. 15 in their Winchester home.
Death Penalty Sought in Marine Murder, Associated Press, January 23, 2008.