Rawlins, Wy – A man who won a new trial after being
sentenced to death for killing a prison guard has pleaded guilty to
James Harlow entered the plea Tuesday and Carbon County District
Judge Wade Waldrip sentenced him to life in prison - Harlow's
fourth life term. Harlow already has been serving three life terms
for the rape and murder of a Rock Springs girl in 1985.
Harlow was convicted and sentenced to death in the 1997 stabbing
death of Cpl. Wayne Martinez. In February, U.S. District Judge
Clarence Brimmer ruled that Harlow got an unfair state trial.
Brimmer ordered a new trial Harlow got off death row.
Waldrip also sentenced Harlow on Tuesday to two terms of eight
to 10 years in prison for attempted escape and conspiracy to