Todd Shepard

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The man who shot and killed a University City cop on Halloween 2008 will spend the rest of his life in prison.

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Updated at 2:30 p.m March 3, 2011:

A jury has found Todd Shepard guilty of first-degree murder and armed criminal action, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The process now goes to the punishment phase, in which prosecuting attorney Robert P. McCulloch is expected to call for the death sentence.


While on the stand today defendant Todd Shepard did something few in his place do -  he admitted to his crime.