WPR News
10:00 am
Wed April 7, 2004

Russell Henderson Appeals Life Sentence

Laramie, WY – One of the men convicted of killing Matthew
Shepard wants the right to appeal his life sentence. An attorney for Russell Henderson says the public defender's office didn't give Henderson the opportunity to appeal his sentencing. Henderson and Aaron McKinney are both serving life sentences for 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard, a gay University of Wyoming student.