A murder defendant is seeking to change his guilty plea by claiming that it was made under the influence of drugs.
Dana Martin is charged with strangling high school student DeAndra Florucci.
He pled guilty and is serving a 35-year-to-life sentence.
He now claims that he was under the influence of drugs when he gave his plea.
He says ...
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