WASHINGTON (AP) — A man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy will stay in prison while waiting to be re-tried.
D.C. Superior Court Judge Robert Morin ruled Tuesday that Ingmar Guandique would be held while waiting for his 2016 trial. Guandique is also being held on an immigration detainer.READ MORE: Ravens-Packers Game In December Moved To 4:25 P.M., Team Says
Guandique was convicted in 2010 but his attorneys requested a new trial because they said a key witness in the case gave false testimony. Prosecutors said in May that they believe the jury’s verdict was correct but would no longer oppose the request for a new trial. A judge granted it in June.READ MORE: Why The New Omicron COVID Variant Is More Concerning
Levy’s 2001 disappearance created a national sensation after the 24-year-old was romantically linked with then-U.S. Rep. Gary Condit. Condit, a California Democrat, was ruled out as a suspect.MORE NEWS: Tips For Controlling Screen Time For Kids And Teenagers Addicted To Video Games
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