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United States

3 November 2007

New London Day (Connecticut)

NEW LONDON — Linda West Giesing, who fought for more stringent gun laws and became active in other ways after her son Derek Von Winkle and stepson Gregory Giesing were murdered in May 2006, died Thursday. She was 51 years old. Giesing died in the midst of a persistent effort to represent the memory of the two 25-year-olds at every court appearance of the man accused of killing them. Ian T. Cooke, 19 of Groton, is charged with capital felony, felony murder,... (

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