Judge John Parkins Jr

9:00 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Reinstatement of Murder Conviction Hits Snag

Jermaine Wright, whose murder conviction was overturned in the 1991 killing of a liquor store clerk.
Credit WrightJermaine, mug shot

DOVER, Del. (AP) - A judge who overturned the conviction of former death-row inmate Jermaine Wright says Wright's trial attorney never knew about an attempted robbery that may have helped his defense case.

Wednesday's ruling came in response to the state Supreme Court's request for more information before deciding whether to reinstate Wright's conviction and death sentence.

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