Indiana man freed 23 years after wrongful conviction
David L. Scott was freed from prison today after an Indianapolis judge threw out his 1985 conviction for murdering an 89-year-old woman. Scott served nearly 23 years of his 50-year sentence before DNA tests on evidence from the crime scene – conducted at the request of his half-sister – implicated another man in the crime. Police arrested this alternate suspect in Kentucky over the weekend after DNA tests matched his profile.
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. (Indianapolis Star, 01/28/08)
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. (Indianapolis Star, 01/26/08)
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