Ex-cop gets new lawyer for retrial

October 22, 2008 2:20:39 PM PDT
A former Missouri City police officer who hired a hit man to kill his wife will have a court appointed attorney defend him at his new trial.A judge appointed counsel for Robert Fratta in his re-trial for capital murder. Fratta sits on death row for hiring Howard Guidry to kill his wife, Farah Fratta, in 1994. Fratta paid Guidry $1,000 for the murder.

Guidry was re-tried earlier this year, found guilty and sentenced to death.

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