A man who was convicted of killing his girlfriend in 1997 may get a new trial, according to the Ninth Circuit Solicitor’s Office.
Wesley Max Myers was found guilty in 2001 of the beating death of Teresa Haught, 36, at the Mill Inn on Montague Avenue, where she worked. The club then was set afire.
He is serving a term of 30 years for murder and 10 years for arson.
Circuit Judge R. Markley Dennis on Tuesday issued an order granting Myers a new trial based on several grounds.
The solicitor’s office is urging the Attorney General’s Office to appeal this order.
Read more in Thursday’s editions of The Post and Courier.