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Discovery Limited for Post-Conviction Hearing (access required)

A Roanoke U.S. District Court ordered to reconsider the test for granting an evidentiary hearing to a defendant convicted of the capital murder-for-hire of his former girlfriend, denies  discovery requests from both defendant and the warden. The new evidence defendant identified in his petition consists of: 1) affidavits of third-party witnesses indicating defendant did not attend ...