State of Ohio v. Walter Zimbeck

Amber Lynn Vangunten

Case Conclusion Date:July 6, 2012

Practice Area:Criminal Defense

Outcome:Dismissed

Description:24 year old cold case murder. The case was dismissed for pre-indictment delay in July of 2010. The Sixth District Court of Appeals reversed the lower court's dismissal. The case proceeded through months of pre-trial litigation and a jury trial in June-July of 2012. The jury was hung and a mistrial declared. The case was re-set for trial and the prosecution dismissed the case 4 weeks before the next trial was to commence.