News 09.10.08

Letter demands justice in Maine

A letter to the editor of the Kennebec Journal today demands justice for Dennis Dechaine, an Innocence Project client who has served two decades for a murder he has always said he didn’t commit. Dechaine was denied DNA testing, at his own expense, before his original trial. Although new DNA test results reveal the DNA profile of an unknown male under the victim’s fingernails, prosecutors continue to refuse Dechaine a new trial.

Read the full letter here


Read more about Dechaine’s case here



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