- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 3, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Utah man convicted in his wife’s fatal shooting will get another day in court.

Judge Samuel McVey overturned the verdict in the 2014 murder trial Wednesday because jurors were told the hallway where Conrad Truman’s wife died was two feet longer than it actually is.

That’s important because the defense argued Heidy Truman could have shot herself, but it appeared to the jury that the hallway was too long for her to have killed herself and fallen in the spot where she was found.

McVey said jurors could have had reasonable doubts about his guilt if they’d heard the correct length.

Conrad Truman of Orem is serving a sentence of up to life in prison.

The 34-year-old has maintained his innocence, saying he found her body after she left to take a shower.

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