NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man convicted of killing a college football player in 2003, will remain behind bars while waiting for a new trial.
John Guica was convicted of killing 19-year-old Mark Fisher. Fisher had been shot to death in Brooklyn after a night of bar hopping.READ MORE: Got An Ant Problem? Expert Explains Reasons For Recent Surge And Offers Prevention Tips
Guica’s mother Doreen Quinn Giuliano said she was heartbroken, and had hoped her son would be released.READ MORE: Connecticut Becomes 19th State To Legalize Recreational Marijuana
“Stunned, ya know? I’m looking for justice and I just can’t seem to get it. We want fairness, I’m very disappointed,” she said.MORE NEWS: NYC Primary: All Eyes On City's Economic Recovery As Voters Decide All 5 Borough President Positions
An appellate court threw out Guica’s conviction earlier in February and ordered a new trial. He has already served 13 years. He’ll head back to court on May 1.