May 24, 2014 8:34 pm
Updated: May 26, 2014 7:36 am

David Woods appeals first-degree murder conviction

After being sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years, David Woods is appealing his conviction in the death of his wife.

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SASKATOON – A little more than a week after being found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, David Woods is appealing his conviction.

Global News received confirmation that an appeal was filed on Friday with the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal.

Woods, 51, was given a life sentence with no chance of parole for 25 years in the death of his wife, Dorothy.

READ MORE: David Woods guilty of murdering wife Dorothy Woods

Dorothy’s body was found in a culvert near Blackstrap Lake nearly two months after she was reported missing in November 2011.

She had been wrapped in poly and bound with a rope.

At the time, David Woods’ attorney Michael Nolin said that his client still maintained his innocence.

The appeal notice claims a number of errors were made during the trial

No date for the appeal has been set.

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