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Convicted Murderer Cannot Take Back his Guilty Plea

Convicted Murderer Cannot Take Back his Guilty Plea



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(KSL News) A convicted murderer cannot take back his guilty plea.

Jorge Martin Benvenuto is currently serving a life sentence for the 1996 shooting death of Zachary Snarr at the Little Dell Reservoir.

Convicted Murderer Cannot Take Back his Guilty Plea

He wanted to withdraw his guilty plea. He claimed as an Uruguayan citizen, he should have been informed he could talk to the consulate before speaking to police.

The Utah Supreme Court ruled the plea could not be withdrawn because the plea was made due to "overwhelming evidence" of guilt.

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