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Convicted Killer Given Death Penalty

Posted July 16, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— Leroy Mann was given the death penalty by the jury Tuesday for killing Janet Houser.

Mann killed the Raleigh woman and threw her body over the Falls Lake bridge in December of 1995. Mann's wife will also stand trial as an accessory to Houser's murder and could get the death penalty as well.