Appeals court reverses Glens Falls sexual abuse conviction - NEWS10 ABC: Albany, New York News, Weather, Sports

Appeals court reverses Glens Falls sexual abuse conviction

Posted: Updated:

GLENS FALLS - An appeals court has reversed the conviction of a Glens Falls dance instructor on charges he sexually abused a young student.

The court says there were technical errors during jury selection.

The Warren County D.A. says she will retry 51-year-old Timothy McGuire for having sexual contact with the boy.

The appeals court threw out the conviction after saying the trial judge didn't properly question a potential juror about a bias against homosexuals, and mishandled a juror's question about what would happen if there wasn't a unanimous verdict.

McGuire has denied the charges.

Powered by WorldNow

341 Northern Blvd., Albany, NY 12204

Telephone: 518.436.4822
Fax: 518.426.4792

Can’t find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Young Broadcasting of Albany, Inc. A Media General Company.