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Re-trial expected for Marty Smith

ased on a $2500 bond in anticipation of her upcoming re-trial on charges related to the death of Sundance man Doug Haar, who died from traumatic asphyxiation in the early hours of August 1, 2018.

Smith was found guilty by jury of felony counts of accessory before the fact to involuntary manslaughter and accessory to aggravated assault and battery. However, in February, the Wyoming Supreme Court overturned her sentence of up to 18 years in jail.

Wyoming Supreme Court Justices made this decision after hearing arguments that Smith’s original trial was flawed. Because the jury did not have all the...