Svoboda enters "no contest" plea in murder case
July 20, 2023
The murder case involving the untimely death of Ed Svoboda’s wife is now heading towards sentencing after his change of plea to “no contest” was entered into the official record on Wednesday.
However, while the court has recorded Svoboda’s plea agreement, District Judge James Michael Causey did so while reserving the right to accept or reject it at the sentencing hearing, which will take place after a pre-sentence investigation is complete.
73-year-old Svoboda’s change of plea hearing took place on Wednesday, having been originally scheduled for August 17. Though he did not reveal...