Casper, WY (AP) : Attorneys for Wyoming's lone death row inmate have filled more court claims that he didn't get a fair trial when he was sentenced to death in the 1988 killing of a Montana teen. Dale Wayne Eaton's lawyers say he should get a new sentencing hearing because of an error by his trial attorney and because a prosecutor didn't disclose a working relationship he had with a key prosecution witness.
Lawyers for the state dispute both claims. Eaton was convicted in 2004 of raping and murdering 18-year-old Lisa Marie Kimmell of Billings, MT. The Casper Star Tribune reported Wednesday that the new claims were filed in late September and were added to a petition filed in August. A federal judge will begin considering the petition in December.