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Criminal – Abduction & Rape – Murder – Jurisdictional Exception – No Double Jeopardy (access required)

Where defendant was convicted in Norfolk for the murder of a woman whose body was found in Norfolk, then tried in Portsmouth for abduction and rape, defendant was not placed in double jeopardy under the jurisdictional exception rule because defendant could not have been tried for abduction in Norfolk due to the absence of evidence ...

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