Trial Continued for Sexual Assault Case in Ohio County


The pre-trial for a man accused of sexual assault was scheduled for Wednesday, but has been continued.

37-year-old Richard William Zimmerman was arrested in February for an alleged sexual assault that dates back to a year.

The victim told West Virginia State Police that she was 17 at the time of the alleged assault and that it happened when she was at a sleep over with a group of girl’s at Zimmerman’s home in South Wheeling.

Zimmerman’s pre-trial is now scheduled for August 3 with Judge Mazzone.

The trial is set for August 24.

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