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Court Considers Transcript, Suppresses Confession (access required)

The commonwealth has not presented affirmative evidence that defendant understood her Miranda rights and a Roanoke County Circuit Court grants her motion to suppress her confession in this case of forgery and uttering. Upon receiving her Miranda warning, the officer asked defendant if she understood her rights, but she did not reply orally. The excerpt of ...