The prosecutor in the case of a North Dakota man whose conviction for conspiracy to commit murder was overturned by the state Supreme Court says he's trying to figure out his next step.
The ruling issued Thursday allows the state to charge Cody Borner with another crime, but McLean County State's Attorney Ladd Erickson said Friday he's still analyzing the opinion.
A jury last summer found Borner, of Stanton, and Richard Whitman, of Hazen, guilty of two counts each of conspiracy to commit murder in the death of Mike Padilla, of Billings, Mont.
The court says Borner was accused of a crime that is not defined in North Dakota law.
Erickson says the high court ruling in effect changed the law from what it was when the case was charged.