Michael Adam Carneal, who was convicted of the 1997 shooting and killing of three classmates at Heath High School in Paducah, Ky., is seen in an undated handout photo provided by the Kentucky Department of Corrections. The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2012 rejected Carneal’s bid to withdraw his guilty plea and ask for a new trial after the court concluded he could have acted sooner to seek a new trial. (AP Photo/Kentucky Department of Corrections)
Michael Adam Carneal, who was convicted of the 1997 shooting and killing of three classmates at Heath High School in Paducah, Ky., is seen in an undated handout photo provided by the Kentucky Department of Corrections. The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2012 rejected Carneal’s bid to withdraw his guilty plea and ask for a new trial after the court concluded he could have acted sooner to seek a new trial. (AP Photo/Kentucky Department of Corrections) AP
Michael Adam Carneal, who was convicted of the 1997 shooting and killing of three classmates at Heath High School in Paducah, Ky., is seen in an undated handout photo provided by the Kentucky Department of Corrections. The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2012 rejected Carneal’s bid to withdraw his guilty plea and ask for a new trial after the court concluded he could have acted sooner to seek a new trial. (AP Photo/Kentucky Department of Corrections) AP

Ky. school shooter loses bid to withdraw plea

January 04, 2013 5:56 AM