JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Two judges work together to set a new trial date for Michael Blagg, the man originally convicted in the murder of his wife, Jennifer Blagg. The new trial will take place in Jefferson County.
A judge from Jefferson County and a judge from Mesa County are working together to move the case forward.READ MORE: COVID In Colorado: State Now Offering To Create Vaccination Events At Businesses
This will be the second murder trial for Blagg who was convicted in 2004 of killing his wife Jennifer Blagg in 2001 while she slept.READ MORE: Mobile Home Park Residents Return Home As Barricaded Suspect Who Fired A Gun Surrenders To Aurora Police
His conviction was thrown out in 2014 after the judge determined a juror lied when she said she had never experienced domestic violence in a pre-trial juror questionnaire.MORE NEWS: David Torrez Gets 45 Years After Shooting Estranged Wife's Companion 7 Times
The juror, Marilyn Charlesworth, appeared last April before the Grand Junction City Council testifying on behalf of domestic violence victims; making evident her history of domestic violence. This led to the request for a new trial.