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Judge Grants Innocence Certificate in 1957 Illinois Killing
SYCAMORE, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois judge has granted a certificate of innocence to a Washington state man who was wrongly convicted in 2012 of the 1957 kidnapping and killing of a 7-year-old girl.
The DeKalb County judge formally declared 77-year-old Jack McCullough innocent during a Wednesday c…
Illinois Judge to Consider Dismissal of 1957 Murder Case
SYCAMORE, Ill. (AP) — A judge will consider a motion to permanently dismiss the case against a 73-year-old man who prosecutors say was wrongly convicted in the 1957 killing of a 7-year-old Illinois girl.
A DeKalb County Circuit judge could also weigh a request by the victim's brother to ha…