Yeah, you're right. I'm just pissed that, in lieu of overwhelming evidence that this guy is a murderer and psychopath, we still "owe" him "due process of law."
Why does something like "violent emotion" aka crime of passion apply to someone whose thought process is ABNORMAL, as demonstrated by their history? People like him are clearly more impulsive (abnormal) that the majority, at least when it comes to crimes like this (violence, rape), so why judge them with the same yardstick meant for us?
That's why I disagree that having harsher punishment will necessarily decrease the amount of violent crime. People who are impulsive don't weigh consequence before they act (at least not to the same degree as most people), hence telling them they will be executed if they kill someone won't necessarily stick in their conscience. We'll have to kill people like them anyway, on a regular basis.