LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man has been sentenced to death for the brutal May 2009 killing of a former friend at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
A Clark County District Court jury imposed the sentence Friday on Bryan Hall after finding him guilty earlier in the week of first-degree murder and armed robbery in the slaying of 27-year-old Brad Flamm.
Prosecutors say Hall had a vicious jealous streak, and Flamm had a previous sexual relationship with Hall's girlfriend.
Hall struck Flamm with his fists, strangled him with a necktie, beat him in the head with a rock and paint bucket, and slit his throat twice.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/Ti8UV2 ) Hall sobbed as he testified Monday that he was drunk and enraged when he beat Flamm to death.
Information from: Las Vegas Review-Journal, http://www.lvrj.com
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