Comic book retailer moves to overdurn murder verdict

This news article popped up as I was doing web searches for comic book conventions. Comic book store owner Michael George, who has run the Pittsburgh Comicon for years and years, was recently convicted of the 1990 murder of Barbara George, who was then his wife. This news article describes the case and the beginning of the appeals process:

From the Macomb Daily, April 26, 2008:

Judge grants motion that may negate murder verdict

Michael George can ask for directed verdict, even though trial is over

By Jameson Cook
Macomb Daily Staff Writer

Still protesting the jury’s guilty verdict, defense attorneys for the man convicted of killing his wife in their comic book store nearly 18 years ago have gained a sliver of hope in the case… [click for the rest of the article]

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