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Ruling Raises Questions For Death Penalty Cases

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A recent ruling in a murder case could impact several other cases in the Commonwealth involving the death penalty. 

Travis Bredhold is charged with killing a Lexington gas station clerk in 2013. 

This week, a judge ruled it was unconstitutional for Bredhold to potentially face the death penalty because he was under 21 at the time of the crime. 

The Commonwealths Attorney says this ruling could affect other Lexington murder cases with suspects under 21. 

That includes the murder cases of UK student Jonathan Krueger, and Caleb Hallet who was killed in a robbery. 

The Commonwealth Attorney's Office says it will be working with the Kentucky Attorney General to appeal the judge's decision. 

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