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Forensics: Bad ballistics. Patrick Pursley gets certificate of innocence after wrongful conviction

Patrick Pursley was awarded a certificate of innocence in the 1993 murder of Andy Ascher of Rockford. Pursley spent 23 years in prison before he was granted a new trial. — Read on http://www.rrstar.com/story/news/2021/02/26/patrick-pursley-gets-certificate-innocence-after-wrongful-conviction/6814469002/

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