JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The state Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld the dismissal of the post-conviction petition of a man convicted in the 2003 death of an Olive Branch woman.
Mario Dockery pleaded guilty to murder in 2007. He was sentenced to life in prison.
Dockery was 1 of 3 men charged in the death of Anna "Maxine" Andrews. Prosecutors say duct tape was wrapped around her face and head causing her to suffocate. She was killed at her home in Olive Branch.
Dockery wanted to attack the validity of his sentence and the performance of his attorney. Both of which were denied by a DeSoto County judge last year.
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