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Forensics: Philadelphia’s exonerations call decades of police homicide investigations into question

Ex-DA says this never happens. Current DA says otherwise. Witnesses and suspects say detectives threatened, assaulted, and coerced them to get statements. Detectives say those are lies by fearful witnesses who need an excuse to recant. — Read on http://www.inquirer.com/crime/a/philadelphia-murder-exonerations-wrongful-convictions-20210507.html

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