Massachusetts prosecutors drop Bishop's murder charge

{} {} Prosecutors in Massachusetts have now withdrawn a murder charge against Amy Bishop.

{} {} The former UAH professor had been charged with killing her brother in 1986. {}But this week, Bishop was sentenced to life without parole for the killings of three colleagues during a staff meeting at UAH in 2010.

{} {} {}Massachusetts prosecutors say that punishment is identical to the one they would seek in her brother's death. {}They say that means there's no need to proceed with their case.