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Anthony Meyers appeal of murder conviction is denied

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Anthony Meyers in court (Photo from: FOX 11).
Anthony Meyers in court (Photo from: FOX 11).

OSHKOSH, WI (WTAQ) - An appeals court has denied a new trial for an Oshkosh man convicted of killing his mother's boyfriend.

In April 2009, 19-year-old Anthony Meyers stabbed Shon Potschaider to death. Meyers was convicted of first-degree reckless homicide and given a 30-year sentence.

Attorneys for Meyers argued that the evidence was insufficient to support the conviction and that his trial counsel rendered ineffective assistance. On Thursday, the appeals court disagreed.

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