George was convicted at his first trial in 2008. A judge granted a new trial the same year, citing prosecutorial misconduct and potential
new evidence. The 51-year-old comic titan is charged with first- and second-degree murder, insurance fraud, false pretenses and firearm offenses.
Prosecutors theorize an unfaithful George killed his wife, cashed in on her life insurance and married his mistress. The defense says the murder stemmed from a robbery.
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