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Criminal – Murder – Rejected Proffer – Prosecutor-Witness Deal – Reversal (access required)

Defendant's conviction is reversed where the only direct evidence linking him to the crime was the testimony of a jail mate who had charges pending against him and the trial judge did not afford defense counsel an opportunity to proffer evidence that the jail mate had a deal with the commonwealth attorney's office under which ...