- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 3, 2016

PROVO, Utah (AP) - A man convicted of killing a retired Brigham Young University professor in 2009 has been appointed a new post-conviction attorney.

The Daily Herald reports (https://bit.ly/1QGpM5Y ) that Ryan Taylor will now be representing 28-year-old Benjamin Rettig as he appeals his case to the state Supreme Court.

Rettig is currently service 25 years to life for his role in killing 70-year-old Kat Mortensen. Rettig pleaded guilty to aggravated murder and aggravated kidnapping.

Rettig’s co-defendant, 24-year-old Martin Bond, is serving life in prison without parole for the killing.

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Information from: The Daily Herald, https://www.heraldextra.com

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