PUNTA GORDA — An inmate at the Charlotte County Jail got his wish Tuesday when 20th Judicial Circuit Judge Christine Greider sentenced him to death for the 2008 murder of his cellmate.
James Robertson, 46, had grown tired of his incarceration after having spent nearly 30 years in jail, and he strangled cellmate Frank Hart to death, hoping the murder would put him on Death Row, Greider said. Instead, Robertson was charged with second-degree murder at the time of Hart’s murder, an offense not punishable by death.
You are currently not logged in
By logging in you can see the full story.