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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

State prison inmate sentenced to death in murder of guard

Lisa Hamm, sister of slain Monroe Corrections Officer Jayme Biendl, reacts after a Snohomish County jury recommended the death penalty for Biendl's killer, Byron Scherf. At left is Biendl's father, James Hamm. Lisa's husband, Paul Crosby, is at right, and Biendl's brother James.