PARIS, Ill. (WTHI) - Edgar County, Illinois Sheriff Ed Motley tells News 10 Terry Payton's request for a new trial has been denied.
We're told an Edgar County judge ruled Payton will be sentenced as an adult.
The judge also denied him an acquittal.
Terry Payton is still out on bond with a sentencing hearing July 26th.
Authorities arrested Payton back in 2011 on allegations that he stabbed his mother to death.
The holiday season is often a happy one for the whole family, but for those grieving the loss of a loved one it can be a difficult time of the year. One local family is carrying on the memory of their son during the holidays.
UPDATE: Around 9 a.m. on Saturday, the Terre Haute Police Department responded to the Statesman Inn room 144 at 1407 N 3rd Street. Officers found Randall Norton Jr, 21, with multiple stab wounds to his back and abdomen.
Update: The Washington Police Department is looking to speak with a person of interest in an ongoing death investigation.
Thanksgiving is a time to spend with family. For some people the term family goes beyond their children.
Thursday night’s church fire in Prairie Creek in Vigo County was still smoldering Friday afternoon.
UPDATE: An assault on Friday around 2 p.m. leaves one man seriously injured. Terre Haute Police responded to the 2100 block of Locust Street in Terre Haute after a report of a battery.