VIDEO: Jodi Arias: I'd Rather Get Death Than Life

Updated: 05/08/2013 7:49 PM KSTP.com By: Cassie Hart

Jodi Arias said in a post-conviction interview with a TV station that she prefers the death penalty over life in prison. Arias talked to Fox affiliate KSAZ in the courthouse minutes after she was convicted of first-degree murder. With tears in her eyes, she said she feels overwhelmed and that she was surprised because she didn't believe she committed first-degree murder. She said in the interview that she would "prefer to die sooner than later" and that "death is the ultimate freedom."