Purinton to be sentenced for first-degree murder on May 4
Purinton, who has also been charged with hate crime, will be sentenced for premeditated first-degree murder on May 4.
Prosecutors are mulling if they will seek the death penalty.
Kuchibhotla's widow Sunayana Dumala said in a statement: "We must understand and love one another. Let us continue to work for peace, understanding and love- the things Srinu stood for and will be his legacy."