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Evidence in 46-year-old case may have been contaminated (access required)

HOPEWELL—A prosecutor says the case against a Las Vegas man charged with killing his then-wife in Virginia in 1964 has suffered a setback. Hopewell Commonwealth’s Attorney Rick Newman told the Richmond Times-Dispatch that a Hopewell police employee is believed to have contaminated DNA evidence in the case with his or her own DNA. The newspaper says the ...