Reporter's Notebook: Ryan Widmer's third murder trial

LIVE blog day 3

LEBANON, Ohio - The mystery witness was identified during opening statements ofRyan Widmer's third trial on Wednesday morning, and 9 News reporterJessica Noll has all the latest from inside the courtroom.

The third trial is expected to be different than the previoustwo trials because of the mystery witness for the prosecution, whois identified as Jennifer Crew, an ex-manager of a gentleman's clubwho resides in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She will take the stand duringthe trial.

Prosecutors said Crew will testify that Widmer confessed tokilling his wife, Sarah.

Crew met Widmer after seeing a Dateline episode about his caseand contacted him through

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