Teen faces life sentence in slaying of UK tourists

Shawn Tyson appears during the final stage of jury selection for his murder trial in Sarasota County Court on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 in Sarasota, Fla. Tyson is accused of killing British tourists James Cooper and James Kouzaris last April. (AP Photo/Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Elaine Litherland, Pool)

March 29, 2012 5:48:02 AM PDT
In a case that generated blaring tabloid headlines in the U.K. press, a Florida teen is facing life in prison without parole for murdering two young British tourists who got lost and wandered into a housing project where their convicted killer lived.