make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Appeals court rejects appeal in Air Force captain's death

READ MORE:

FAYETTEVILLE, NC (AP) -- A federal appeals court has refused to consider a request for a new trial for a former Fayetteville psychologist convicted in her husband's death.

The Fayetteville Observer reported that the 4th US Circuit Court of appeals has rejected the request from 42-year-old Michelle Theer.

She was convicted in 2004 of first-degree murder in the slaying of her husband, Air Force Capt. Marty Theer.

Capt. Theer was ambushed outside his wife's office in December 2000.

Investigators say Theer set up the ambush with a co-defendant, John Diamond, with whom she was having an affair.

Diamond is a former Fort Bragg soldier who is also trying to get a new trial. A military appeals court rejected his latest request in October.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.

Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story are opinions of those people posting them, and not the views or opinions of WWAY NewsChannel 3, its management or employees. You can view our comment policy here.

»

Reply

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

More information about formatting options

To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.
CAPTCHA
Please re-enter the code shown in the image below.