Dexter killer’ drops appeal

CBC News

Mark Twitchell, the man at the centre of one of Edmonton’s most lurid homicide trials, has dropped his appeal of his first-degree murder conviction.

Alberta Justice confirmed Twitchell abandoned his appeal and filed notice to that effect on Feb. 15.

Twitchell, 31, was found guilty by a jury last April 12 in the October 2008 slaying of Johnny Altinger. He is serving a life sentence with no chance of parole for 25 years.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/story/2012/03/29/edmonton-twitchell-drops-appeal.html

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