SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A Utah man says a judge should toss his murder conviction because of a prosecutor’s reference to the movie “Dumb and Dumber.”
Conrad Truman’s lawyer says in court documents quoting the line from the movie was a personal attack, but prosecutors replied in a Monday filing that Truman got a fair trial.READ MORE: Grass Fire Threatens Structures In Elk Grove
Truman, 32, is scheduled to be sentenced next week in the death of his wife Heidy Truman, who was killed by a point-blank gunshot to the head in 2012.
Truman denies killing her, and defense attorney Ron Yengich argued she could have accidentally shot herself.READ MORE: California's Power Grid Operator Urges Residents To Conserve Energy Amid Heat Wave
Prosecutor Craig Johnson countered that was very unlikely, and quoted a “Dumb and Dumber” line about a one in a million chance.
Judge Samuel McVey didn’t immediately rule on the defense motion.MORE NEWS: Man Arrested After Road Rage Incident Involves Gunshots, Illegal Fireworks in Modesto
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