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Judge blasts ‘misconduct’ in Culpeper murder case (access required)

Tells prosecutors to retry man or free him

By Peter Vieth For the second time in less than a year, a federal judge has denounced alleged misconduct by a Virginia prosecutor and overturned a capital murder conviction. The decision by Senior U.S. District Judge James C. Turk gives authorities six months to retry Michael Wayne Hash, who was convicted of the 1996 murder of a ...