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Appeal hearing for convicted killer David Woods delayed

A decision on whether convicted killer David Woods will be granted a new trial has been delayed. File / Global News

A decision on whether a convicted killer will be granted a new trial has been delayed until the fall.

Arguments were expected to get underway in Regina on Thursday at an appeal hearing for David Woods.

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Woods, 54, was planning on representing himself until he retained a lawyer last week.

At the request of his counsel, the hearing has been postponed.

In 2014, a Saskatoon jury found Woods guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his wife Dorothy. He continues to serve a life sentence with no chance of parole for 25 years.

No new date for the hearing has been scheduled.

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