MURDER SENTENCE Man Convicted Of Murder Wants Sentence Reduced
Reported by: Elizabeth Noreika
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Jan. 17, 2013 3:39 PM EST
Updated: Jan. 18, 2013 10:23 AM EST
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, Kanawha County
, West Virginia
A man convicted of a 2005 murder wants his sentence reduced.
Brent Hanselman's lawyers filed a motion Thursday in Kanawha Circuit Court to reconsider his 40-year prison term. He pleaded guilty to second-degree murder when he admitted to chasing down and killing his stepfather, Gerald Burford, in South Charleston.
Judge Tod Kaufman is expected to make a ruling in the next few days.
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