New Trial Set for Collyer 

A man found guilty of child molestation has had his conviction overturned, and will stand trial again.Tuesday, 36-year-old Denny Collyer was in Kennebec County Superior Court before Justice Nancy Mills for a bail hearing. A jury convicted Collyer in 2006 of two counts of unlawful sexual contact of a minor.He served 31 months in jail, and was released in January.Collyer hired a new lawyer, who filed for a review of his conviction, claiming his trial lawyer failed to appropriately represent him.Justice Mills agreed with the defense.The alleged victim’s family was in court to hear the verdict. They say it’s a slap in the face to have to go through the process again. The charges against Collyer have been reinstated, and a new trial date is expected sometime in January.