But years later, Ungers' conviction was taken back due to a legal technicality. The Maryland Court of Appeals ruled the way jurors were advised about reasonable doubt, on cases before 1981, was unconstitutional.
Unger was back in
Because the shooting took place nearly 40 years ago, some key witnesses will not be part of the new trial due to deteriorating mental and physical health, and some witnesses have since passed away.
Unger is currently in a state prison. The retrial will take place
Some of the key witnesses who won't be part of the retrial are detectives, police officers, a nurse and Unger's father.