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Sentencing for Sabrina Limon pushed back to Feb. 21, attorney to file for new trial

Limon found guilty of husband's murder in October
Posted at 11:21 AM, Jan 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-29 12:21:50-05

UPDATE (9:19 a.m.): The sentencing for Sabrina Limon has been pushed back to Feb. 21. 

In court on Monday morning, a judge decided to push back Limon's sentencing and ruled that a motion for a new trial will be heard on the same date. 

Sabrina Limon's attorney says they will file for a new trial on Feb. 6. 


A motion was filed this week to continue the hearing for the woman found guilty last year of her husband's 2014 murder. 

There is a motion to move Sabrina Limon's sentencing from February 16. The court is expected to rule on that on Monday, January 29. The motion is seeking a hearing to discuss a possible new trial for Limon. 

RELATED: Court documents show Sabrina Limon was mastermind of husband Robert's death

In October, Limon was found guilty of murdering her husband, Robert Limon.

RELATED: Sabrina Limon charged in husband's death, just days before lover Jonathan Hearn's trial to begin

Limon was expected to be sentenced in November but the hearing was pushed back to February. 

Limon's lover, Jonathan Hearn, who also shot and killed Robert Limon, took a plea deal in return for his testimony against Sabrina Limon. Hearn was sentenced to more than 25 years in prison.

RELATED: Documents provide Jonathan Hearn's account of attempt to poison Robert Limon