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Fortin Update 

A convicted killer who was on death row in New Jersey when that state abolished its death penalty can still be sentenced to life without parole.Steven Fortin also has a violent crime conviction in Maine.He wanted to have his sentence changed to life in prison with the chance of parole because that was the maximum sentence in 1994 when he raped and killed a woman in New Jersey.He was initially sentenced to death in 2001. But he was retried in 2007 and by then New Jersey had gotten rid of it death penalty.Fortin also served a prison sentence in Maine for raping a female state trooper during a traffic stop in 1995.