RETTIG - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Convicted murderer of BYU professor pleads guilty to obstructing justice <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Convicted murderer of BYU professor pleads guilty to obstructing justice</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T21:08:58.823-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 09:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Vernal man who held a retired Brigham Young University professor at gunpoint while another man slit his throat has pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice, after refusing to testify against his co-defendant last year. Benjamin David Rettig, 26, is already serving 25 years to life in prison after pleading guilty in 2011 to aggravated murder and aggravated kidnapping for his part in Kay Mortensen’s 2009 slaying. Several counts of aggravated kidnapping and burglary charges were dismissed as pa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href=""> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:08:58 MDT