Inmate sues state for $15 million

Oct 30, 2012 The Associated Press

CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming prison inmate is suing the state for re-sentencing that led to the loss of his possessions.

Inmate Michael Patterson is seeking $15 million. Named in the complaint filed Oct. 17 in U.S. District Court are a former and current Laramie County District Court judge, a prosecutor, and state Supreme Court Justice Michael Davis.

Patterson was convicted of accessory before the fact to second-degree murder in the 2006 beating death of James Blankenship.

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