Ohio Woman Marries Man Accused of Murdering Her Brother 34 Years Later

August 17, 2021

It’s a beautiful day for a wedding, as a bride in a flowing gown looks at her joyful groom during their ceremony. But this isn’t your typical wedding. She’s marrying the man who was convicted of murdering her brother! After serving 32 years for the murder of his best friend, John Tiedjan was set free after new evidence was uncovered and his conviction was overturned. Just two weeks later, he married the dead man’s half-sister, Crystal Straus. She is convinced of his innocence and has been for years.