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.