SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) – Dear Judge: I’m no killer get me out of here.
That seems to be the tone of a letter a suspect in a teen’s murder sent to a judge this week.
Daniel Ferry was arrested in March in connection with the murder of Anne Kazprzak. Her body was found in the Jordan River.
The letter written by Ferry arrived Tuesday to a judge who is in charge of his case.
In it, Ferry writes: "I know I've been in trouble in the past, but your honor, I'm no killer."
Ferry writes that he should have been released but at the last minute prosecutors filed more charges keeping him in jail.
He was charged with kidnapping of a different woman and tampering with evidence. His bail is at one million dollars and another half million dollars in the teen’s murder case.
Ferry claims prosecutors are filing bogus charges just to keep him jailed.
He writes: "there has been dirty tactics used against me. I feel like the prosecution has used this courthouse and jail as its own playground.”
But Salt Lake’s district attorney disagrees.
“We have treated Mr. Ferry no differently as we would anybody in a similar situation,” says Sim Gill.
Ferry wants out of maximum security and wants restrictions, like a ban on family visits, lifted.
He writes: “I don't complain. I don't cry. I hold my head up high because I know I've done nothing. I'm a drug addict. That's my crime."
Prosecutors say those restrictions were ordered after he allegedly threatened witnesses.
But that's changed.
"There is nothing that we are putting any restrictions at this time on Mr. Ferry," Gill says.
And it appears some of those restrictions have been lifted. His wife saw him Sunday.
But she also doesn't like his treatment.
“I mean this whole thing is unfair and for me I feel like I'm the only person that stands by him 100%,” says Felicia Ferry.