This Court has articulated the following two requirements that must be
satisfied in order to set aside a conviction or sentence on the basis of newly
First, in order to be considered newly discovered, the evidence "must
have been unknown by the trial court, by the party, or by counsel at
the time of trial, and it must appear that the defendant or his counsel
could not have known [of it] by the use of diligence."
Second, the newly discovered evidence must be of such nature
that it would probably produce an acquittal on retrial.
Jones, 709 So. 2d at 521 (citations omitted).