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Missouri Judge Throws Out Rape/Murder Conviction After 29 Years

Cole County (MO) Circuit Judge Dan Green has thrown out the 1983 conviction of George Allen Jr., 56, who has served 29 years of a 95-year sentence for the rape/murder of Mary Bell of St. Louis.

The Innocence Project accepted Allen’s case in 2010. A diagnosed schizophrenic, Allen had confessed but Innocence Project lawyers argued the confession was Continue reading