After pleading guilty in district court Tuesday to the first-degree murder of his wife Julie, Myron Friday is escorted by Park County sheriff’s deputies to a transport van waiting behind the courthouse. As the Riverton man walked out, he bobbed his head up and down, smirked and called out to nearby family members in his native Arapaho language.
Headed to prison
Myron Friday yells to his family nearby as he steps into the Park County sheriff’s prisoner transport van after pleading guilty in district court Tuesday to first-degree murder.
Stepping into the sheriff’s prisoner transport van, Myron Friday yells to his family outside the courthouse on Tuesday.
Billings’ KULR-8 reporter Penny Preston records an emotional reaction from Myron Friday’s mother Betty outside the courthouse after the hearing.
Posted: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 4:15 pm
Convicted murderer Myron Friday cheered and smiled Tuesday as he was escorted from a crowded courtroom where a plea agreement spared him the possibility of the death penalty at trial.
Appearing before District Judge Robert Skar, deputy county attorney Tim Blatt told the court that in exchange for a plea of guilty the state would recommend a sentence of life in prison with the possibility of parole.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 4:15 pm.