- Associated Press - Friday, April 18, 2014

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A former Montgomery physician has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for his capital murder conviction stemming from a murder-for-hire.

Montgomery County Circuit Judge Charles Price ordered the sentence Friday for David Nash.

Nash was convicted of capital murder last year in the 2011 slaying of well-known Montgomery pest control man Ralph “Critter Man” McNeil. Price had ordered a new trial based on juror misconduct. But the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals recently reversed his ruling and ordered him to sentence Nash.

Nash maintained his innocence at Friday’s hearing.

Nash’s ex-fiance Serena English, is serving a life sentence for the killing. The two men who committed the murder, Jeremy and Kendall Riley, are serving 25-year sentences.

English was in a custody dispute with McNeil when he was killed.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide