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Timothy Chavers gets new murder trial due to technical issues
OKALOOSA COUNTY -- The Okaloosa County man who was convicted of killing a man in 2010 is getting a new trial.
Prosecutors say Timothy Chavers shot Christopher Pitcock during a robbery in Fort Walton Beach.
The appeals court found issues with with how officers read Chavers his miranda rights and with instructions given to the jury during his trial in 2011.
Two other men were convicted of murder in the case they both got life sentences.
A fourth man pleaded no contest and got 15-years.