Man serving life in beheading case asks for new trial
By Stephen J. Lee / Grand Forks Herald
COOPERSTOWN — Daniel Wacht, serving a life sentence for the murder three years ago of a Cooperstown man, said he deserves a new trial because he has new evidence that a prosecution witness lied.
But a state prosecutor said Wacht, who is working as his own attorney from the state prison in Bismarck, hasn’t provided enough information yet to win a hearing.
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