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Young leader of vampire cult sentenced to electric chair

A judge sentenced the teenage leader of a vampire cult to Florida's electric chair Friday, and he urged the prosecution of the victims' daughter.

Rod Ferrell, 17, showed little emotion as state Circuit Judge Jerry Lockett stayed with the jury recommendation of death sentences for the crow-bar slayings of a central Florida couple in their home."I think you are a disturbed young man," Lockett said.

Ferrell pleaded guilty to killing Richard Wendorf and Naoma Ruth Queen of Eustice, about 30 miles northwest of Orlando, on Nov. 25, 1996, when he and three members of his blood-sucking cult came to Florida from Kentucky to help the couple's daughter run away.

Charges against the couple's daughter, Heather, were dropped when a grand jury failed to indict. Lockett urged the prosecution to try again.