Coverage of the Ryan Widmer Trail
Created by wcpo on Jan 24, 2011
Last updated: 03/03/11 at 05:40 PM
"Judge I did not do this. I don't know why this has to keep going on. I love Sarah. I would never hurt her. Never," Widmer said after the judge asked if he had anything to say to the court.
Mystery witness Jennifer Crew finally tells her story
Dr. James Moore details the possibilities of cause of death for Sarah Widmer.
Jurors hear testimony about Ryan Widmer's demeanor the night his wife drowned in their Hamilton Township home.
Opening arguments set to begin at 9 a.m.
The prosecution's mystery witness was revealed as Jennifer Crew, a former strip club manager from Iowa who contacted Widmer after seeing his story on 'Dateline.'
The judge for the Widmer trial hopes to seat a jury.
3rd trial begins w/jury selection.
Criminal Rule 16--Amendent to Ohio Rule 16 means that a new witness can be concealed from defense prior to testifying.
Hung jury—Mistrial declared after 4 days of deliberation.
Gag Order issued à no one surrounding case to talk about the case.
A judge has agreed to push back the upcoming trial for Ryan Widmer so his defense can have more time to prepare.
Ryan Widmer's foreclosed home didn't receive any bids Monday.
U.S. Bank bought the mortgage at the minimum bid of $110,000.
Ryan Widmer's foreclosed home will be sold in an auction at 10 a.m. in the lobby of the Warren County Court House.
Released on a reduced $400,000 bond.
As Ryan Widmer waits to learn if he will be retried for the death of his wife, the community continues to mourn her death.
It's been one year since 24-year-old Sarah Widmer died in the couple's Hamilton Township home.
Additional paperwork has been filed on behalf of convicted murderer Ryan Widmer as his lawyers continue to push for a new trial.
Supporters of convicted killer Ryan Widmer gathered for a candlelight vigil Monday night.
A large crowd took part in the vigil on Fountain Square in downtown Cincinnati.
As he waits to find out if he will get a retrial, Ryan Widmer has written a letter of thanks to a group of supporters who believe that he is innocent.
Supporters of Ryan Widmer, the Hamilton Township man convicted of killing his wife last summer, are planning a candlelight vigil this week, but they need a place to hold the event.
Juror Jon Campbell comes forward about other jurors’ misconduct. Conviction is overturned.
Ryan found guilty of lesser charge of murder, rather than aggravated murder. He is sentenced to 15 years to life.
st trial, opening arguments begin.
The defense for Ryan Widmer has a new high-profile doctor as a witness.
Dr. Werner Spitz is a forensic pathologist who has been involved in the investigations of the deaths of John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Jon Bonet Ramsey.
Funeral/memorial service held for Sarah Widmer at St. Susanna Catholic church.
Grand jury indicts Ryan on aggravated murder charge.
Dr. Werner U. Spitz conducts an independent autopsy.
Ryan turns himself in and bond is set at $1 million.
Coroner conducts autopsy, rules cause of death: drowning.
Hamilton Twp., Warren County, Ohio Married less than 4 months (114 days)
Wedding of Sarah and Ryan Widmer