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Accused Satanic Murderer

Spare Me From the Death Penalty

2/17/2014 2:19 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Miranda Barbour -- who claims to have committed between 22 and 100 murders -- claims she should not be subject to the death penalty because it's "cruel and inhuman punishment."

In legal docs filed by her lawyer, Miranda argues it would be unfair to put her to death -- even if convicted -- because "the criminal justice system is fallible, thereby subjecting inappropriate persons to the death penalty."

As for whether Barbour is an "inappropriate person" ... hard to make the argument since she confessed to cops.  But her lawyer has an answer for that ... asking the court to throw out her confession on grounds cops violated her constitutional rights.

Barbour's lawyer says she repeatedly asked for an attorney, only to be denied.

But there's a big snag ... Barbour then confessed to knifing a man she met on Craigslist and a lot more last Thursday to a local reporter.  That confession is fair game.

And one more thing -- In her lawyer's argument against the death penalty, the attorney notes the state of Pennsylvania wants her executed because this Craigslist murder was a crime of torture -- stabbing the guy 20 times. The lawyer says there's NO evidence of torture.

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KicksandGiggles    

GTF out of here!!! You mean this woman who has killed more people than I have killed house flies wants leniency? They need to warm the chair for her demented azz RIGHT NOW!!!! Just like preheating an oven, preheat the chair and unplug everything and juice her azz right where it belongs down below!!!

157 days ago
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billybob    

it doesn't matter, in jail they will cut her into pieces with razor blades

157 days ago
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Alex    

I've never been fond of the death penalty, when you think about it a lifetime in prison is more punishment than just being put to death, I'd say.

157 days ago
49.

Suxtobehim    

So what she did wasn't cruel and inhuman? Gotta love how the criminal tries to play the victim role.

157 days ago
50.

slam dunk    

I Will believe it when the bodies start showing up any nut job can claim they've killed.

157 days ago
51.

Luz    

Sorry, it's time to meet your master.

157 days ago
52.

Ron Fing Swanson    

That many people? wtf did she do with the bodies. If this is true she's a real goon.

157 days ago
53.

News Flash     

I don't see the problem, she said the guys were no good.

157 days ago
54.

belle    

She needs some Holy water thrown on her!

157 days ago
55.

CRITICXTREME::    

.....and she still wins! Wait until the TV interviews. Ever notice they never do this with minorities? The media is so selected with whom they sensationalize.

157 days ago
56.

The Man They Call Louis    

HA!, she's joking 'right?. BBQ her sorry ass. She took too many lives, and she's gonna have the nerve to ask NOT for the Death Penalty...whatever.

157 days ago
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kacky    

Go and visit any psychiatric group home. At least half of the residents will claim to have committed multiple murders. Shame on the media for hyping her mentally ill claims.

157 days ago
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kanna172003    

Whether torture was involved or not, the murders were premeditated, which is all that is needed to seek the death penalty.

157 days ago
59.

Tongue tied purple    

Anyone can read online articles of ppl who've gone missing across the country, those with sociopathic tendencies are more careful, methodical and organized. They don't contact victims on cell phones registered in their name, they won't rage kill their victims in the front seat of their personal vehicle, dispose of a body so carelessly. This amateur may have had a part in the death if her baby's father and this one man from Craiglist but no more than that. Her and her husband are frauds!

157 days ago
60.

Coupe09    

Lol what!? Giiiiirl you know where your headed after this life. Sh*t just got real didnt it!? Girl bye!

157 days ago
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