Twardus Case Delayed Because Key Witnessed Failed To Show Up

Updated 2 years ago

A hearing on a new trial for a New Hampshire man convicted of strangling his former fiancee in her Maine home has been delayed because a key witness failed to show up in court.Jason Twardus of Rochester, N.H., was sentenced to 38 years in prison in August for killing Kelly Gorham in her Alfred home. Prosecutors said Twardus could not accept their broken engagement.His lawyers are asking for a retrial based on what they say is evidence that suggests someone else was responsible for her death.One of those men was required to testify in court in Maine on Tuesday, but never showed up.Calvin DeGreenia was arrested by police from Nashua, N.H., for failing to appear in court.The hearing is scheduled to resume May 11.


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