JUST IN: Suicidal inmate files motion to withdraw guilty plea

SANDUSKY The man who dove off the second-floor walkway in the Erie County Jail wants to withdraw his
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

 

SANDUSKY

The man who dove off the second-floor walkway in the Erie County Jail wants to withdraw his guilty plea.

Timothy Thayer, 47, filed a motion Wednesday in Erie County Common Pleas Court to withdraw his guilty plea to a charge of felonious assault.

He agreed to serve up to seven years in prison back in August. Thayer, whose sentencing was postponed following his suicide attempt a week after the plea deal was entered, is expected to appear in court today.

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