Man accused of killing 2 Palm Springs officers faces death penalty
The man accused of killing two Palm Springs police officers during an ambush-style attack will face the death penalty, Riverside County Dist. Atty. Mike Hestrin announced Wednesday.
John Felix, 26, faces two counts of murder with the special circumstances of multiple murders, murder of a police officer in the line of duty and lying in wait.
Hestrin said he met with the families of the two slain police officers before publicly announcing his decision to seek capital punishment against Felix.