Beaver County man convicted of murder entitled to evidentiary hearing, court ruling says

BEAVER COUNTY, Pa. — A Beaver County man convicted of murder is now entitled to a new evidentiary hearing.

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Pennsylvania’s Superior Court ruled Thursday that Sheldon Jeter is entitled to a new hearing after he was found guilty of murdering Tyric Pugh in 2021.

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Jeter and his legal team argued that a juror had discussed the case outside of deliberations and had been a neighbor to teacher Rachel Deltondo.

Deltondo had a relationship with Jeter once and was murdered on Mother’s Day in 2018.

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Jeter was questioned but never charged in that case.

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