Pittsburgh, PA - The sentencing phase for the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting trial is set to commence today in Pittsburgh. Robert Bowers, the perpetrator of the 2018 mass shooting that claimed the lives of eleven worshippers at the Squirrel Hill synagogue, was found guilty on all 63 charges earlier this month. Now, the jury will enter the next phase to determine the appropriate punishment for the defendant.
During the sentencing phase, the jury will focus on considering "aggravating circumstances" to determine if Bowers is eligible for the death penalty. These factors may include the heinous nature of the crime and. . .