Man convicted in Jill Behrman case to stay in prison during new court proceedings

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(WEHT)- A federal appellate court has ruled that Robert Myers II must stay in prison during ongoing court proceedings. The decision overturns a lower court ruling that would have released Myers II on June 15 as he undergoes a new trial.

Myers II was convicted in 2006 in connection to the death of Indiana University student Jill Behrman.

In 2019, a U.S. district court ruled that Myers II should be given a new trial based on his contention that he was given inadequate representation during his first trial.

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(This story was originally published on June 11, 2020)

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