HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) -
A new trial has been scheduled for a man serving a life sentence for killing an off-duty Hagerstown police officer in 1975.
The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports that the trial for 63-year-old Merle Unger Jr. will be conducted the week of June 10 in Talbot County. Unger was convicted of murder in the shooting death of Donald Kline during a grocery store robbery.
In May, the Court of Appeals found that the trial judge had given erroneous jury instructions.