CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo
UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY - Latest News | Getting Around Town | Traffic Map | Listen Live: WCBS 880 | 1010 WINS

Jesse Timmendequas

Left: Megan Kanka, of Hamilton, N.J., who was 7 years old when a twice-convicted sex offender who lived near her home raped and killed her in 1994 (Courtesy of Kanka Family); Right: Jesse Timmendequas the man convicted of killing Megan Kanka  (credit: Daniel Hulshizer/AP)

Court: Jesse Timmendequas, Man Convicted Of Killing Megan Kanka, Can Continue Appeal

The man convicted of killing a 7-year-old girl who became the namesake of Megan’s Laws across the country should be allowed to pursue claims that his lawyers were ineffective, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday.