TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- The Kansas Supreme Court has upheld the convictions of a man serving life in prison with no chance of parole for murdering a teenager.,who was also an internet porn model.
The justices unanimously rejected an appeal for a new trial from Israel G. Mireles.
Mireles was convicted of rape and capital murder in the November 2007 stabbing and strangulation of Emily Sander. The 18-year-old Butler County Community College student was killed in an El Dorado motel room that mireles had been renting while working in the south central Kansas community.
The court rejected Mireles's claim that grisly autopsy photos shouldnt have been admitted as evidence.