Live: Confessed killer Stephen McDaniel makes near-last ditch appeal

Stephen McDaniel, who pleaded guilty to murdering his neighbor and law school classmate Lauren Giddings, was in court Friday pursuing a near-last ditch appeal.

McDaniel claims the police, prosecutors and his own lawyers did him wrong.

The likelihood of him being granted the trial he never had is remote. His guilty plea hamstrings many avenues of appeal.

The Telegraph is at the hearing in Augusta. Follow Reporter Joe Kovac Jr., @joekovacjr, on Twitter for the latest.