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Judge issue deadline for Widmer defense to file motions for new trial, acquittal

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Ryan Widmer (Source: Ohio Department of Corrections) Ryan Widmer (Source: Ohio Department of Corrections)

LEBANON, OH (FOX19) - Judge Neal Bronson has issued deadlines for Ryan Widmer's defense attorneys to file a motion to appeal or a motion for a new trial.

Widmer, 30, was found guilty of murder on Feb. 16 in the drowning death of his wife, Sarah.

Bronson is giving defense attorneys until March 1 to file a motion for a new trial, and until March 4 to file a motion for a judgement of acquittal.

Prosecutors will have until March 18 to file a response.

Widmer is currently serving a 15 years to life sentence.

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