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Ankeny man out on bond, awaits new trial

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -

An Ankeny man convicted of having his wife's lover murdered has been released on bond to await another trial.

The Iowa Court of Appeals ordered a new trial when it said that Vern Huser's conviction was based largley on hearsay testimony. Huser is convicted of first degree murder in 2010. Prosecutors say Huser paid a hit man to kill Lance Morningstar, who'd had an affair with huser's wife.

His new trial is scheduled to start June 25.

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