(WJHL) – News Channel 11 has learned a judge had denied Karen Howell’s petition to re-open sentencing in 1997 Lillelid murder case.
The state argued on Friday that Howell was given the proper process when sentenced back in 1998.
The judge reviewed the original sentencing order Friday morning and determined there was no need to reconsider sentencing.
News Channel 11 is following this story. We’ll post more details as they become available.