Colorado DA seeks to review cases for possible wrongful conviction
In the wake of the release of Tim Masters in Fort Collins in January, a northern Colorado prosecutor has said he plans to review all contested cases in his county for the possibility of wrongful conviction. About 1,100 people are serving time in state prison after convictions in Larimer County, and District Attorney Larry Abrahamson recently announced that he would review all appealed cases, in case new DNA testing could overturn a wrongful conviction.
Abrahamson said he wants to ensure that convicts are truly guilty and, if any case could benefit from new DNA testing techniques, he would review it.
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. (Fort Collins Coloradan, 02/28/08)
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