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DOVER, Del. (AP) - A man who spent more than two decades on Delaware's death row is once again a free man.
 
Forty-one-year-old Jermaine Wright walked out of the maximum-security prison in Smyrna and into the arms of his mother Friday after a judge signed an order suppressing a confession that Wright gave to police following the 1991 killing of liquor store clerk Phillip Seifert.
 

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Delaware prosecutors are moving forward with the case of a man whose conviction and death sentence for a 1991 slaying were tossed out by the state Supreme Court earlier this year.

The Supreme Court overturned Jermaine Wright's conviction and death sentence in May because prosecutors repeatedly withheld evidence that could have helped Wright's defense attorneys fight murder charges for the killing of Wilmington liquor store clerk Phillip Seifert.

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DOVER, Del. (AP) - The state Supreme Court has overturned the conviction and death sentence of a man who has spent more than two decades on Delaware's death row.

The justices ruled unanimously Monday that Jermaine Wright is entitled to a new trial because prosecutors repeatedly withheld potentially exculpatory evidence in his 1992 murder trial.

Wright was convicted of killing 65-year-old Phillip Seifert, a clerk at the Hi-Way Inn liquor store and bar outside Wilmington, in 1991.

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DOVER, Del. (AP) - The Delaware Supreme Court is weighing another appeal by a man sentenced to death for a 1991 liquor store killing.

The justices heard arguments Wednesday in the case of Jermaine Wright, who was convicted of killing 65-year-old Phillip Seifert, a clerk at the Hi-Way Inn liquor store and bar outside Wilmington.

The Supreme Court last year overturned a Superior Court judge's 2012 ruling tossing out Wright's conviction and death sentence.