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Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Man convicted in federal carjacking, home invasion case

A federal jury in Greenbelt on Monday convicted Jason Thomas Scott, who is also charged in a grisly double homicide in Prince George’s County, of a series of violent home invasions, carjackings, firearms offenses and the molestation of a teenage girl.


Jason Thomas Scott
Scott, 28, of Largo faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 97 years in prison for the federal offenses, said Maryland U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein, who helped prosecute the case before U.S. District Judge Peter J. Messitte.

Scott is scheduled to go on trial in state court in Upper Marlboro on charges of murder in the slaying of a mother and daughter whose bodies were found inside a burning, stolen car in 2009. He is also a “person of interest,” according to police, in the double slaying that year of another mother and daughter. Each of those victims lived in Largo.

Scott is also being investigated for the 2008 killing of a woman in Bowie who was shot to death in her home, which was then set on fire. He is scheduled to be sentenced Oct. 31.

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