The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals agreed Wright had ineffective counsel. Today a judge set October 15 as the start for Wright's new punishment trial.
New punishment trial date set for killer wife
HOUSTON /*Susan Wright*/ is currently serving a 25-year sentence for the 2003 murder of her husband Jeffrey. She has a new lawyer who argued for a new punishment trial on the basis that Wright suffered from battered woman's syndrome, but no such testimony was allowed at her murder trial.
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