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Va. Judge Rules Malvo Can Be Tried as Adult

A juvenile court judge in Fairfax County, Va., rules suspected Washington-area sniper John Lee Malvo can be tried as an adult for the murder of an FBI analyst in a Home Depot parking lot. He and another suspect are implicated in 12 other fatal shootings. Wednesday's ruling makes Malvo, 17, eligible for the death penalty. NPR's Brian Naylor reports.

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NPR News' Brian Naylor is a correspondent on the Washington Desk. In this role, he covers politics and federal agencies.