The well-documented case of Eric Frimpong continues, with news this week that his lawyer has filed a motion for a retrial. This comes two weeks ahead of his sentencing trial which was postponed to February 28th.
While courts are reluctant to grant new trials, this case cries out for judicial intervention to avoid a life-shattering injustice,” Sanger wrote in the document, filed in court last month.
The Wizards 2007 draft pick was convicted of raping a 19-year-old fellow UCSB student on February 17th of last year. He faces 3-8 years in prison.
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