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Ky high court reverses conviction in arson, slaying case, orders new trial
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Thursday, April 17, 2014 11:34 AM EDT
The Kentucky Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a man convicted of taking part in the shooting death and burning of a man as part of a robbery.
Young was convicted in 2012 of taking part in the shooting death of 68-year-old Thomas Max Martin on Aug. 25, 2010 in Monroe County. A co-defendant, 25-year-old Jessie Parke, was sentenced in January to 30 years in prison.
Police say the pair shot Martin in the head and set his house on fire.