Close
Bonneville Phoenix Network
 KTAR News
 Arizona Sports
92.3 FM KTAR
Menu
Social
Latest News
Updated Nov 21, 2013 - 10:54 am

Arizona high court rules dead man's convictions will stand

PHOENIX -- A man's convictions from an Arizona mass shooting will stand though he had an appeal pending when he died of natural causes.

A trial judge earlier this year dismissed the case against death-row inmate Richard Glassel because he had a type of appeal proceeding called post-conviction relief pending when he died. That meant the ultimate resolution to his case hadn't been decided.

However, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Glassel's convictions remain intact because the state high court had already upheld his convictions and sentences in Glassel's initial appeal.

Glassel was sentenced to death on two murder convictions and to hundreds of years in prison on 30 counts of attempted murder in a 2000 shooting at a homeowners' association meeting in Peoria.

CenturyLink Give-A-Thon for PCH Give-A-Thon for PCH

World Class Arizona

  • Dignity Health World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.

Voice For A Better Arizona

About the Author


Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Latest News