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A swift death penalty might prevent more child killings

To the editor: I had just returned home after holding my gorgeous 1-month-old granddaughter when I read the sickening news of the fate of 1-year-old Autumn Johnson. ("'Hearts are broken' after the fatal shooting of a 1-year-old Compton girl in her crib," Feb. 10)

This is why we need a swift death penalty. The only way to stop such violence is if potential killers realize they too will die, and quickly.

Steve Krimmel, Glendora

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To the editor: My sympathy goes out to this family. Another innocent child is shot. We should all be protesting such a senseless killing. All lives matter, regardless of what ethnicity you are.

May justice be done on behalf of this little girl.

Chila Jeffrey, Torrance

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