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Can’t present new evidence in ’76 death, judge rules

A Batesville man who has served 36 years of a life sentence for killing a woman he now believes he didn’t kill won’t get an opportunity to present evidence to that effect, a federal judge decided Tuesday. In a six-page order, Chief U.S. District Judge Brian S. Miller denied Keith Allen Deaton’s petition to retroactively “toll,” or time-freeze, the statute of limitations on his 2008 petition for a writ of ...

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  • Headline: Can’t present new evidence in ’76 death, judge rules
  • Publication: Arkansas, Pages 9 on 12/19/2012
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