Briley Piper Death Sentence Upheld
The South Dakota Supreme Court has unanimously upheld the conviction of the state's last death-row inmate.
Briley Piper has been appealing his death sentence since January 2001, when he pleaded guilty to murder and other felonies.
In this latest appeal, Piper claims he received flawed legal advice. But justices denied his request for a reversed conviction.
SDPB's Victoria Wicks has this report.