Attorney General Pam Bondi News Release
March 16, 2017
Contact: Whitney Ray
Phone: (850) 245-0150
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Attorney General Bondi’s Statement on State Attorney Ayala’s Neglect of Duty

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Pam Bondi today released the following statement about State Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit Aramis Ayala’s announcement that she “will not be seeking death penalty in cases handled in my office:”

"State Attorney Aramis Ayala’s decision today sends a dangerous message to residents and visitors of the greater Orlando area—furthermore, it is a blatant neglect of duty and a shameful failure to follow the law as a constitutionally elected officer.”