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Gun Receipt Admission Was ‘Harmless Error’ (access required)

The Court of Appeals upholds defendant’s conviction of first-degree murder; even if a receipt for a .9 millimeter FC Luger caliber gun found in defendant’s car was inadmissible hearsay, the error was harmless in light of the overwhelming evidence implicating defendant in the murder. Contested evidence linked defendant to a cartridge casing found in the bag ...

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