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Smith appeal reaches Supreme Court

Court to re-examine conviction related to the death of Doug Haar

An appeal to re-examine Marty Smith’s guilty verdict will be heard by the Wyoming Supreme Court in September. Smith was sentenced to up to 18 years in jail after a jury convicted her of accessory before the fact to involuntary manslaughter and to aggravated assault and battery related to the death of local man Doug Haar.

Haar died in the early hours of August 1, 2018 following an incident that involved Smith and her then-boyfriend, Jesse Johnson.

Smith and Haar were said to have bickered and then begun pushing each other. When Johnson became involved, he took Haar to the ground and place...

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