Corey “C-Murder” Miller was officially sentenced to life in prison today after Tuesday’s guilty verdict [click to read] for shooting and killing 16-year-old Steve Thomas at a nightclub in 2002. In addition to the life sentence, Miller will have no option of parole.  

Miller‘s attorney, Ron Rokosky, requested a retrial on the grounds that the jury may have been pressured to come to a quick verdict, but the motion was rejected by Judge Hans Liljeberg. Bound in chains, Miller entered the court today with his lawyer who motioned to bow out as the rapper’s representation, due to the fact that Miller was unable to pay legal fees.

plans to appeal the guilty verdict, although the time frame of such a motion is not clear.