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Lorraine Brooks, right, talks about the health of her son, Jesse Brooks, during a news conference yesterday in Manchester. Jesse Brooks is serving a 15- to 30-year sentence in prison, currently in Arizona, for helping his father recruit friends to kill Jack Reid of Derry. Lorraine Brooks said her 36-year-old son's health is failing and that their stalled request for a new trial means he could die in prison.

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