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    UK - Sean Hodgson has murder conviction overturned

    UK man has murder conviction overturned
    March 18, 2009

    LONDON (AP) — A British man who spent 27 years in prison walked free Wednesday after his murder conviction was overturned because of new DNA evidence in a case that may help others who have been wrongly convicted.

    Following the decision, prosecutors said they may review other cases in which people were convicted before the advent of DNA profiling.

    Britain’s Court of Appeal ruled that Sean Hodgson, 57, did not kill 22-year-old Teresa De Simone in 1979.
    Full article: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/...rned/?page=all
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