PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - The Rhode Island Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a man who was convicted of killing his mother.
Victor Perez was 18-years-old when he was arrested for stabbing his mother, 41-year-old Rosa Perez.
Investigators found her on the floor of her Dexter Manor apartment in Providence in 1998.
A trail of bloody footprints led police to another apartment, where they found and arrested the Perez.
He was later sentenced to life in prison for one count of first degree murder.
Perez claimed that the rules weren't followed when his attorney withdrew from the case and that the judge didn't give him an opportunity to present his arguments for appeal.
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