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Doody gets nine life terms for Buddhist temple murders

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PHOENIX - Johnathan Doody convicted of the execution-style killings of six Buddhist monks and three others at a temple near Phoenix over two decades ago was sentenced on Friday to spend the rest of his life in prison. 

Johnathan Doody, centre, awaits to be sentenced by Maricopa County Superior Court Joseph Kreamer on Friday. (AP photo)

Doody, 39, was sentenced to nine life terms after being convicted by a jury in January of nine counts of first-degree murder and armed robbery for a crime that drew international attention and remains the most deadly mass murder in the southwest US state's history.

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