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Jewish N.J. man demands execution for killing kids

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A Jewish man wanted more time to tell jurors how his ex-wife's desire to raise their two children as Christians drove him to kill them. When he didn't get it, he demanded the death penalty.

Avi Kostner, 52, testified about his abusive childhood, his custody battle and his reasons for drugging and killing his children, Geri Beth, 12, and Ryan, 10. He said the religious dispute was a key."They were my children. Mine!" Kostner said Thursday. "I had a right to make that decision for them. My children cannot be Christians. I don't know if you can understand that."