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Criminal Law: Murder- Suppression of Confession- Jury Viewing of Documentary Evidence

Defendant admitted to his wife and sister that he had killed one of his tenants. Defendant’s sister notified police, who arrested defendant. After prodding from his wife, defendant detailed the murder to police. Based on those statements, a jury convicted ...

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Criminal Law: Murder- Suppression of Confession- Jury Viewing of Documentary Evidence

Where defendant initiated his confessions and was not subject to police coercion, and further understood his Miranda rights, trial court properly denied defendant’s motion to suppress his confessions. The trial court did not err in allowing the jury viewing of ...

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