'He should stay alive and slowly rot,' says victim's mother
A Georgia drifter who pleaded guilty to killing 24-year-old hiker Meredith Emerson was sentenced yesterday to life in prison, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution
. Gary Michael Hilton, 61, led police to the victim's decapitated body on Blood Mountain days after her disappearance. Hilton had been charged with kidnapping and malicious murder...