Man who killed LI jeweler could face death penalty in separate case

A man serving a life sentence for killing a Long Island jeweler could get the death penalty.Christopher DiMeo's trial started today for the alleged killing

WOODBURY - A man serving a life sentence for killing a Long Island jeweler could get the death penalty.

Christopher DiMeo's trial started today for the alleged killing of a husband and a wife jeweler in Connecticut.

If convicted, DiMeo could get the death penalty.

In 2005, DiMeo was convicted of killing Glen Head jewelry store owner Thomas Renison.

DiMeo, his mom, and his girlfriend are accused of robbing a string of jewelry stores to support their heroin habits.Jury selected in DiMeo murder trial

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