Murder suspect requests dismissal

PORT CLINTON Defense attorneys for Scott A. Speer filed a motion for dismissal during a hearing in Ottawa County Common Pleas
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

PORT CLINTON

Defense attorneys for Scott A. Speer filed a motion for dismissal during a hearing in Ottawa County Common Pleas Court on Monday.

Speer, 34, of Fairlawn, was indicted on murder charges after William Seese came forward alleging Speer pushed a friend off his boat in August 2002 near Mouse Island. The friend, James Barnett of the Akron area, drowned and washed up on Catawba Island the next day.

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