Killer apologizes before Fulton judge hand s down “many lifetimes’ in 2005 case Brian Nichols will spend life in prison with no possibility of parole for the March 11, 2005 Fulton County courthouse shootings, a judge said Saturday.
He also was sentenced to life on armed robbery charges and the maximum sentence on other charges with no possibility for probation, the judge said. “It’s a large number of years,” said Judge James Bodiford. “It’s many life times.” Bodiford read the sentence Saturday for each of the 54 counts against Nichols after allowing him to speak. It was Nichols’ first time speaking in front of a public courtroom. “I am sorry. I just want to say that I will not bring dishonor to the decision to spare my life,” [read the whole story here]