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Innocence Project: Man Convicted of Murder in 2006 Asks for New Trial

Man Convicted of Murder in 2006 Asks for New Trial

Adam Clyde Braseel has been in prison for over a decade for the 2006 murder of Malcolm F. Burrows. Prosecutors alleged Braseel lured Burrows from his home saying he had car trouble, then beat him to death and stole his wallet.

But, no physical evidence links Braseel to the crime and alibi witnesses accounted for his whereabouts at the time of the murder.

In addition, the former officer who found Burrows’ body stated in an affidavit accompanying Braseel’s petition that the victim’s wallet was, in fact, not stolen or missing from the scene, as other local law enforcement had claimed. Rather, the wallet was in Burrow’s pant pocket at the scene of the crime. Read more >>

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