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Press conference held for Jens Soering case

Soering was found guilty of murdering Nancy and Derek Haysom

After three weeks, the jury found him guilty of the murders in 1990.
After three weeks, the jury found him guilty of the murders in 1990. (Copyright by WSLS - All rights reserved)
Jens Soering news conference

A press conference will be held where the Albemarle Sheriff is expected to announce new information in regard to Jens Soering's murder conviction and pending pardon request.

Posted by WSLS 10 / WSLS.com on Wednesday, September 27, 2017

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) – A press conference will be held Wednesday, where the Albemarle Sheriff is expected to announce new information in regards to Jens Soering's murder conviction and pending pardon request. 

In 1990, Soering was found guilty of murdering Nancy and Derek Haysom.  He is currently serving two life sentences.

His request to be pardoned has been with Governor McAuliffe since August of last year, and the Albemarle Sheriff even wrote to McAuliffe, supporting Soering's release and deportation back to Germany. 

The press conference is scheduled for 1:15 p.m.