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Russell appeals his 3 convictions

Frederick Russell turns to address the families of victims in the Whitman County Superior Court of Judge David Frazier  in Colfax Wednesday January 2, 2008 .  Russell was sentenced to 171 months for his convictions on vehicular homicide and assault.  CHRISTOPHER ANDERSON The Spokesman-Review (Christopher Anderson / The Spokesman-Review)
Frederick Russell turns to address the families of victims in the Whitman County Superior Court of Judge David Frazier in Colfax Wednesday January 2, 2008 . Russell was sentenced to 171 months for his convictions on vehicular homicide and assault. CHRISTOPHER ANDERSON The Spokesman-Review (Christopher Anderson / The Spokesman-Review)

Despite apologizing for the drunken crash that killed three Washington State University students and seriously injured three others (shown above), Fred Russell has appealed his conviction and 14-year prison sentence.

Read Tom Clouse's story here.

Read past coverage of the case here




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