"It saves the family and the community a jury trial and the actual ultimate sentence here is no different than if we had done a three-week trial and got to the endpoint. Life without parole is life without parole," he said.
Man pleads guilty to 2 murder counts in 1998 triple-murder
He says the high court's decision Monday not to hear Indiana's appeal of a federal appeals court ruling means his client will get a third trial with new evidence.
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