Former Seahawk Chad Wheeler’s DV assault trial rescheduled to July

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Former Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Chad Wheeler’s pending criminal trial has been pushed back to later in the summer, per NFL.com’s Tom Pelissero.

“Former NFL OT Chad Wheeler’s trial on domestic violence charges has been rescheduled again and now is set to begin July 22, according to the King County Prosecutor’s Office,” Pelissero tweeted on Tuesday. “Dates remain fluid as the discovery process continues. Another preliminary hearing is set for Thursday.”

Wheeler was charged with felony first-degree assault, unlawful imprisonment domestic violence and resisting arrest following an incident with his girlfriend that was alleged to have occurred on Jan. 22. He pleaded not guilty to all three charges and has been released on bond pending trial.

The Seahawks officially waived Wheeler shortly after news of his arrest.

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