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A woman convicted of brutally beating and stabbing a coworker to death at the Lululemon Athletica store in Bethesda last year was sentenced on Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
The parents of Jayna Murray, the woman brutally slain by her Lululemon Athletica co-worker in March, want more than to ensure their daughter's killer never walks free. They also want a guarantee she can't profit from her crime.
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A Montgomery County jury on Wednesday evening found Brittany Norwood guilty of first-degree murder in the horrific slaying of her co-worker at the Lululemon Athletica store in Bethesda.
Jurors in Brittany Norwood's first-degree-murder trial on Tuesday watched the 29-year-old in a videotaped police interview fumble for answers about why she did not flee when the men she said attacked her and co-worker Jayna Murray asked her to leave the store and move Murray's car. A detective said that was when her story unraveled.
The suspects initially described by Brittany Norwood as the attackers in the Lululemon Athletica store slaying were just too malicious to be believable, a Montgomery County Police detective testified Monday in court about the first time he started doubting the defendant's story.
Employees at the Bethesda Apple store that shares a wall with Lululemon Athletica heard 10 minutes of thudding, yelling and grunting on the night an employee at the yoga boutique was slain in March.
Jurors in the Lululemon Athletica murder trial heard Thursday from the woman accused of beating and stabbing a co-worker to death when prosecutors played a tape-recorded interview in which she gave detectives her first account of what happened the night of the killing.
Opening arguments in the first-degree murder trial of Brittany Norwood, charged in the horrific killing of her co-worker, provided the most dramatic account yet of a crime that shocked the region for its viciousness and for the twists and turns of an investigation that ultimately revealed a morbidly staged crime scene.
Opening arguments in the Lululemon murder trial are expected to begin Wednesday and will include several graphic photos of the crime scene, officials said in court Tuesday.
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Jury selection began Monday in the murder trial of Brittany Norwood, the woman accused of fatally beating a co-worker - and then attempting to cover up the crime - at the Lululemon yoga boutique in Bethesda.
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Jury selection began Monday in the murder trial of Brittany Norwood, the woman accused of fatally beating a co-worker — and then attempting to cover up the crime — at the Lululemon yoga boutique in Bethesda.
An insanity plea appears to be off the table for the woman charged with killing a co-worker in a Lululemon yoga store in Bethesda.
"I know whatever I say today won't take the pain away for the loss of Jayna. My hope for your family is that someday you'll be able to find forgiveness in your heart. I am truly sorry," she said through tears.
"She would not have been able to have any voluntary movement to defend herself," she said.