GUILTY MD - Lt. Richard Collins, 23, stabbed to death, College Park, 20 May 2017 *Arrest*

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    A California college student wants to be excused from testifying at the murder trial of an ex-boyfriend charged with a hate crime in a black student’s fatal stabbing on the University of Maryland’s campus.

    Sean Urbanski’s former girlfriend, Kim Stringer, says he mistakenly believes she would testify that Urbanski, a 24-year-old white man, had no racial animus that would motivate him to commit a hate crime. Stringer doesn’t have any relevant testimony that would assist Urbanski’s defense, her attorney, Timothy Maloney, wrote in a court filing last week.

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    A hundred potential jurors convened Monday at Prince George’s County Circuit Court to field questions on race, bias and alcohol abuse that will help lawyers select a jury for the Severna Park man charged with the murder of a black college student and a hate crime.

    Once assembled, the jury will hear about the death of Richard Collins III, a Bowie State University student and second lieutenant in the Army who was stabbed to death just days away from graduating. Sean Urbanski, a white, former University of Maryland student, is charged with first-degree murder and a hate crime in Collins’ May 2017 death.

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    A jury Wednesday found Sean Urbanski, 24, guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of Richard Collins III, a Bowie State student and a lieutenant in the U.S. Army.

    In Maryland, the maximum penalty for a first-degree murder conviction is life in prison without the chance of parole. In a release, Braveboy said her office plans to seek the maximum penalty. Urbanski's sentencing is planned for April 16.

    Murder Of Bowie Student: Jury Reaches Verdict In Urbanski Trial
     

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