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Ask the D.A.: Striking deals with suspects

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Posted at 7:45 PM, May 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-31 21:45:03-04

SALT LAKE CITY — The search for Elizabeth Shelley finally ended when suspect Alex Whipple told police where her body was hidden — if they took the possibility of a death penalty off the table.

In the video above, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill answers questions about the process of striking deals between police, attorneys, judges and suspects.