Hayes sentencing appeal denied

A judge has denied a request to delay the formal sentencing of convicted killer Steven Hayes.A jury recommended the death penalty earlier this month for

CHESHIRE - A judge has denied a request to delay the formal sentencing of convicted killer Steven Hayes.

A jury recommended the death penalty earlier this month for the man convicted of murdering a Cheshire mother and her daughters.

A judge yesterday rejected Hayes' lawyers request to delay the sentencing by two months.

Attorneys claim that the publicity surrounding the case prevented Hayes from getting a fair trial.

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