Alleged ‘Dumb and Dumber’ reference postpones sentencing for Utah convicted killer

Posted at 11:29 AM, Dec 15, 2014

PROVO, Utah – A man convicted of killing his wife will be back in court for sentencing after alleged misconduct by the prosecutor.

Back in Oct. 2012, Conrad Truman was convicted of killing his wife, Heidy, and was to be sentenced Monday.

However, last week his attorney filed a motion asking for arrested judgment in the case.

Ron Yengich claims there was prosecutorial misconduct, including a reference the district attorney made in closing arguments to the movie, “Dumb and Dumber.”

The defense will file some additional motions while it reviews transcripts of the case, meaning there will be no sentencing until February at the earliest.

Meanwhile family members of the victim and the defendant spoke.

So even though sentence was not rendered Monday, since family members were ready to speak, the judge allow them to do so.

Everyone will be back in court Feb. 9 to review the findings.

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